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Early marriages are now a crime in Mozambique
“I am very happy with the news. If all people comply with the law, girls like me will no longer have to cry at night because they fear for what tomorrow may hold and what daylight may reveal,” says 12 year-old child activist Yumina Chauque. She was celebrating the approval of Mozambique’s first ever anti child marriage law, which is official as of Monday.
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