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Canadian reduction agencies are warning that the arena meals disaster, made worse by the war in Ukraine, is main to a upward push in underage ladies being compelled into marriage.

Idea Global Canada says it has seen a being concerned amplify within the volume of teen ladies within the developing world being compelled into marriage on fable of their families can not discover the cash for to feed them.

The agency says 12 million ladies beneath the age of 18 became puny one brides every 365 days, forcing them to abandon college while striking their neatly being at risk through early pregnancies.

It warns a 15 per cent decrease in puny one marriages over the previous decade is now in reverse, with the subject acute in countries corresponding to South Sudan, Niger, Mali, Chad and Bangladesh, a main importer of Ukrainian wheat.

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World Vision says in Afghanistan, the put over 22 million folks are going hungry, ladies are being pulled from college and married off, collectively with into violent properties, on fable of their families can’t discover the cash for to feed them.

Tanjina Mirza, chief programs officer at Idea Global Canada, says the upward thrust in meals insecurity is exposing more ladies to compelled marriage and puny one labour to ease the burden on struggling families.

© 2022 The Canadian Press

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