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UN recognises Zambia’s efforts against child marriages

EARLY MARRIAGE RURAL COOKING CHILD BRIDE

PRISCILA SIMUKOKO, New York
THE Zambian Mission in New York says the United Nations co-operating partners have recognised efforts Zambia has made in the fight to reduce early child marriages.

Zambia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Lazarus Kapambwe said the leadership role Zambia has played in reducing early marriages will be discussed during the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, which opens next Tuesday in New York.

“Alongside the UN sessions this year, the UNICEF, UNFPA will recognise the leadership role Zambia has made towards reducing early marriages. This is as a result of strides made in addressing early marriages in the country,” the ambassador said.
Ambassador Kapambwe said early marriages is an increasing phenomenon that has affected many countries and READ MORE



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