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Child Marriage an Issue on International Day of the Girl Child

Sunday, October 11, is the International Day of the Girl Child, which recognizes girls' rights and the challenges they face such as child marriage.  According to the organization Girls not Brides, the rates of child marriage have risen sharply. It also says child marriage can increase during natural and humanitarian disasters.  Now, the organization is calling on governments worldwide to implement policies and plans to end child marriage.  In Sierra Leone the issue is a...

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