Syrian girls are being pushed into child marriage in Lebanese refugee camps

Rates of child marriage have increased dramatically as a result of mass migration worldwide. Humanitarian crises greatly exacerbate gender inequality and gender-based discrimination. Women and adolescent girl refugees face increased risks of gender-based violence, including unwanted pregnancy, HIV infection, maternal death, early and forced marriage, rape, trafficking, and sexual exploitation. Read more here:

https://theconversation.com/syrian-girls-are-being-pushed-into-child-marriage-in-lebanese-refugee-camps-66967?utm_source=Child+marriage+in+the+News+-+Girls+Not+Brides&utm_campaign=c2d0d4b62b-CM+in+the+News+29%2F10%2F16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c21d02558c-c2d0d4b62b-397922041

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