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Child marriage in Tanzania at a glance

22 Mar 17 Adolescents & Teens, Religion & Culture

Despite national and international legislation prohibiting it, child marriage has proved an intractable problem across many countries and cultures. Poverty and discrimination continue to drive the practice which blights the lives of so many young girls and inhibits the prosperity of their wider community and country. This is the largest study of child marriage – its prevalence, drivers and impact – to be conducted in Tanzania.

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