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Engaging men to eradicate child marriage

25 Oct

Engaging men to eradicate child marriage

The cost of child marriage in Kenya is too expensive to disregard.

Why we care: Girls as young as twelve are forced into marriage and lose their childhoods for a life that is defined by isolation, violence and poor health.

How we’re solving this: Mobilizing boys, men and communities to advocate and lobby to end child marriage.

In Kenya, as it is in other parts of the developing world, girls are forced to give up their childhoods because they are forced to marry at a young age. Early marriage thwarts a girl’s chance at education, endangers her health and cuts short her personal growth and development.

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