Turning Point: A Second Chance for Child Brides

Wed, 11/14/2012
Huffington Post

Gillian Gaynair writes about her experience meeting child brides in the Amhara Region of Ethiopia. This blog is part of the #GivingTuesday series, produced by The Huffington Post and the teams at InterAction, 92nd Street Y,United Nations Foundation, and others. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday -- which takes place for the first time on Tuesday, November 27 -- is a movement intended to open the holiday season on a philanthropic note.

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