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Dramatic Video Shows Stark Contrast Between Life As A Child Bride And As A School Girl

Girls give up a lot when they are forced into marriage.<p>A video produced by UNICEF highlights how different life is for a child bride as compared to a girl who can access an education.<p>The PSA -- which focuses on child brides in Chad -- begins with a girl who died during childbirth. It follows the …

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Yemeni child bride, eight, 'dies on wedding night'

An eight-year-old Yemeni girl has died of internal bleeding on her wedding night after marrying a man five times her age, a social activist and two local residents said, in a case that has caused an outcry in the media and revived debate about child brides.<p>Arwa Othman, head of Yemen's House of …

Five Things You May Not Know About Child Marriage

<i>NPR's Jennifer Ludden recently traveled to the African nation of Malawi, one of many countries in the developing world where child marriage remains prevalent. She found girls like Christina Asima, who was married at 12 and became a mother at 13. She is now divorced and caring for her infant son on</i> …

Sold as a Child Bride | Plan International UK

<b>Mariama, 13, lives in Niger. Her mother and uncle sold her as a child bride to a local man, accepting £122 (100,000 CFA) from the man for her</b> …

The Truth About Norway's First 12-Year-Old Child Bride

Life<p>by Zoe Beaty | 13 11 2014<p>The Truth About Norway\'s First 12-Year-Old Child Bride<p>The Truth About Norway's 12-Year-Old Bride<p>On Saturday, this …