To Stop Child Marriage We Need To Stop Failing Girls At School

Today, International Day of the Girl Child gives us an opportunity to reflect on the perils faced by young girls living in poverty around the world. Marginalized girls in sub-Saharan Africa are among the most vulnerable. Millions are desperate for a better life, and in grave danger of being exploited. They are the first to be failed by the system – at risk of early marriage and teen pregnancy, which can have huge ramifications for their physical and mental wellbeing. Read more here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/fiona-mavhinga-/stop-child-marriage-girls_b_12426028.html?utm_source=Child+marriage+in+the+News+-+Girls+Not+Brides&utm_campaign=52361e2024-CM+in+the+News+10%2F10%2F16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c21d02558c-52361e2024-397922041

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