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Zimbabwe’s ‘child brides’ get second chance at education

Human rights groups in Zimbabwe say an increasing number of girls are being expelled from school because their parents cannot pay their tuition fees. This leads to many girls becoming child brides.

by Haru Mutasa

Human rights groups in Zimbabwe say an increasing number of girls are being expelled from school because their parents cannot pay their tuition fees.

This leads to many girls becoming child brides.

But an aid agency, Plan International, is giving some a second chance at education.

Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Epworth, Zimbabwe.


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