Child marriage costs countries billions in lost earnings: World Bank

Child marriage costs countries billions in lost earnings: World Bank

Channel NewsAsia - World·2018-12-06 11:33

The drought in Afghanistan has worsened an already dire humanitarian situation, compelling some families to sell their daughters to pay off debt or buy food. (Photo: AFP)

ACCRA, Ghana:  Respect Ruvimbo Topodzi was 15 and walking home from school in her native Zimbabwe when a 22-year-old man asked her out. She turned him down but it was too late.

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