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The Power of Voice
Ending Child Marriage in Pakistan
Plenary
September 12, 2019 | 3:30 pm |

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21 percent of Pakistani girls are married by the age of 18 and have the highest reported cases of domestic violence. Child marriage occurs in the most marginalized and vulnerable communities, with devastating consequences. Renowned Pakistani human rights activist, Rukhshanda Naz, will preview an episode from “Fundamental,” an upcoming docuseries sponsored by Global Fund for Women, which documents the movement to end child, early, and forced marriage. Hear about her journey first-hand, and what is happening on the ground to end this practice.

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