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Girls Speak Out Against Child Marriage

[HRW] Elizabeth is a vivacious secondary school student at Lusaka Girls School in Zambia. She has an infectious smile, but when she recounts what happened to one of her relatives her grin vanishes. Her relative "Alice" was married aged about 15, after her family could no longer afford to send her to school. "She had these dreams and aspirations and everything," Elizabeth said sadly. "I put myself in that position and I think it's not a good thing. So that's why I'm speaking out."

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