India struggles to fight against child marriage


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In the Indian state of Rajasthan, several NGOs are fighting against the tradition of child marriage. The practice is most often seen in families keen to marry off their daughters to ease economic burdens. The untimely unions often see children forced to leave school. Despite efforts from both teachers and families, old traditions die hard.

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