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Activists in Zimbabwe Train Sights on Child Marriage

In Zimbabwe, as in other countries, Friday marks the start of an official 16-day campaign against gender violence, which mainly targets women and girls.  Activists in Zimbabwe are concentrating on early marriage, a practice that remains very common despite the Constitutional Court declaring it illegal this year. Official statistics released this week say about 5,000 Zimbabwean children have left school this year alone because of early marriages, something that worries officials, U.N....

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