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Flood victims in Cameroon offering young daughters in early marriage for their ‘protection’

01:57 Sep 28 2012 Cameroon

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Plan International's Regional Disaster Risk Manager for West Africa reports on visiting flood affected communities in Kai Kai and how adolescent girls are on "the market" just waiting for marriage proposals. To save their families from shame and protect their girls from sexually abuse parents are prepared to offer their daugthers for early marriage to anyone who could provide a dowry.
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