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In Mozambique, Conservationists Try to Curb Child Marriage

Girls take turns to read aloud under a tree in rural Mozambique, part of a project by Gorongosa National Park to educate them and keep them out of child marriage. The club meetings operate in 50 schools on the edge of the park, whose managers believe helping communities is key to conservation. Many girls in the southern African nation are particularly vulnerable, marrying and giving birth in their teens. "We try to make a safe place for them to be able to speak up," said...

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