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Child marriage
Development Policy 25-07-2014

Child marriage

Although child marriage is prohibited by international law, over 700 million underage girls are married worldwide, particularly in Africa and Asia.
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A silent cull of the world's children
Development Policy 01-03-2014

INFOGRAPHIC: A silent cull of the world’s children

According to the World Health Organization, some 6.6 million children, under the age of 5, died in 2012, half of them from conditions that were preventable, or treated with access to simple, affordable interventions.

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