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Drought drives desperate Afghans to marry off children for money - U.N.
by Jared Ferrie
Thomson Reuters Foundation Translate This Article
27 November 2018
On 27 November 2018 Thomson Reuters Foundation reported:
Afghanistan's worst drought in decades has driven tens of thousands of people from their homes and is pushing families to marry off their children in exchange for dowries in order to survive, the United Nations said on Tuesday (27 November).
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... Some displaced families are taking even more drastic measures, according to UNICEF, which documented 161 child betrothals or marriages in Herat and Badghis between July and October. Of those, 155 were girls and six were boys.
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