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In this film, correspondent Lisa Ling journeys to Ethiopia for a revealing exploration of child marriage. The consequences of early marriage are die: it puts young girls at risk through the... See full summary
In this film, correspondent Lisa Ling journeys to Ethiopia for a revealing exploration of child marriage. The consequences of early marriage are die: it puts young girls at risk through the hazards to early childbirth, exposes them to the violence abusive husbands and prevents them from attending school and getting an education. But Ethiopia is working hard to change this harmful tradition. Lisa finds poignant personal stories of courage and hope, as she meets brave girls and young women who are taking the extraordinary step of seeking alternatives to the tradition of early marriage. By learning to stand up for their rights girls are taking their future into their own hands.

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