Bangladesh: when child brides choose their own path, Meena's story

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In the time it has taken to read this article 6 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 3 seconds

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Nandini Shahla Chowdhury

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