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Child Marriage Robbed Me Off My Childhood, but i Istill Dream Suzete Da Graça André, Eduardo Mondlane University

This is the history of two girls: Delfina and Gracinda who live in Mozambique, the second country most affected by child marriage in southern of Africa. Gracinda and Delfina: Their childhood was robbed off by child marriage. Because of the poverty of the family, Delfina got married when she was 15 years, now with 16 years old, she has eight months pregnant. Behind this situation, Delfina would like to be a teacher or a nurse. Gracinda got married when she was 15 years, but the husband was mistreating her and she decided to get divorce and he cut her hands. Now she advises other girls to study a lot and not end like her.