Pakistan Still Struggles to Enforce Laws Against Early Marriage

October 22, 2017 12:20 AM
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Despite laws banning child marriage, rights groups in Pakistan say the problem continues, partly because of a desire to follow tradition, and partly because of poverty. No matter the reason, development experts say early marriage hurts the education and health prospects for girls. Sahar Majid brings us this report by Saman Khan from VOA's Urdu service in Lahore.