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Malawi is known worldwide for its alarming rate of poverty. With the country ranking 4th poorest country in the world, one could wonder what could be worse. However, with the nation's poverty comes other more dreadful realities, among which we have child marriages. Imagine for a second your 9-year-old girl child forced to leave the comfort and security of the family home, deprived of the opportunity to play, study, and be a child, to become a wife and a mother. As much as the thought sends chills...

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