A handsome man, an incredible future, a promise of a new life. But all is not what it seems.
She is about to become part of a heartwrenching statistic. 1/5 in the world (12 million). 23 every minute. About 1 every 2 seconds.
It's not just in developing countries. It's not limited by religion, race, or country; but it is enhanced by poverty and lack of education. It creates the highest statistic of violence and maternal death.
It should be the best day of her life, but she's only 13.
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