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More than 20,000 girls married illegally every day

More than 20,000 girls are married every day below the minimum age permitted by national law, according to new research from Save the Children and the World Bank marking the International Day of the Girl.

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Aziz Maliyamungu (right) and his brother Francis Maliyamungu.

Child-friendly spaces a one-stop centre for refugee children

A child-friendly space is a place where children affected by natural disasters or armed conflict can be provided with a safe environment. They can play, learn and get counselling.

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Ending Child Marriage: Child Marriage Laws and Limitations

Ending Child Marriage: Child Marriage Laws and Limitations

A summary of findings from research undertaken by Save the Children and the World Bank on the lack of legal protection against child marriage for girls and marriages that take place below the national minimum age of marriage.

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