What Countries Still Have Child Brides?

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Malawi just banned child marriages, where over half of all females are child-brides. So where else in the world are child marriages still happening?

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Marrying too young
“Child marriage is a human rights abuse. It constitutes a grave threat to young girls’ lives, health and future prospects.”

Ending child marriage in Africa, A brief by Girls Not Brides
“Every two seconds, a girl is married before she is physically or emotionally mature enough to become a wife or a mother.”

Malawi bans child marriage, lifts minimum age to 18
“Malawi has passed a law banning child marriage, raising the minimum age to 18 in a country where half of girls end up as child brides.”

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