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26 January 2016

Combating high child marriage in Tanzania

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania – Happiness, from the Mara Region of Tanzania, was 12 when her parents decided she was old enough to marry. They pulled her out of school, planning to have her undergo female genital mutilation (FGM) and then marry her off to a man of their choosing. But Happiness took a stand.

26 January 2016

School's success in fight against FGM, child marriage

AFAMBO, Afar Region in Ethiopia – Abiyot Difer, recently assigned as Principal of Fatuma Abdu School in Afambo, is highly impressed with action taken by the school community in its fight against child marriage and female genital mutilation (FGM).

18 January 2016

‘Zero Pregnancy at School’ campaign gets results

Burundi – “Rejected by our families and at risk of life-threatening complications during pregnancy and childbirth, without the means to raise our children and often forced into marriage to survive, we teenage mothers live real nightmares.”

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