Africa

South Sudan schoolgirls resisting early marriage

More than half of girls in South Sudan drop out of school before the age of 18. Many come under pressure from their families to get married.

More than half of girls in South Sudan drop out of school before the age of 18.

Many come under pressure from their families to get married.

But teachers in one school in the rural town of Rumbek are working with the community to change attitudes, and help girls to finish their education first.

Al Jazeera's Hiba Morgan reports from Rumbek, South Sudan.

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