Why Child Marriage Persists In Mexico – NPR

A dozen young women sit in a stuffy, gnat-filled room in a community center in Coatecas Altas, part of Mexico’s Oaxaca state.

At first they’re shy. But it doesn’t take long for them to start talking about the pressures they face to marry at a young age.

“People will come up to me in the street and ask how old I am, and then they’ll tell me I’m getting old,” says Yolanda De la Cruz, 21.

Read more here: https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2017/11/23/564049914/why-child-marriage-persists-in-mexico

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