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Building a Bangladesh free of child marriage

This article originally appeared on Medium

Globally 23 girls under the age of 18 are married every minute, and the numbers are rising amidst the pandemic. On June 2, we spoke with Dola, a young changemaker from Bangladesh, who is mobilizing teenagers like herself to build a Bangladesh free of child marriage. In the last two years, Dola and her team have stopped more than 600 child marriages and she is only getting started.

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