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In times of crisis, child marriages spike. Desperate families sell their daughters into marriage just to survive. COVID-19 could see an extra 4 million girls become brides in the next 2 years.?Benesh, just 14 years old, lives with her husband and son at a camp for internally displaced people in the Badghis province of Afghanistan.

"I could really see how poverty needs to be tackled from many levels: infrastructure, health, climate change... so many aspects contribute to poverty. A comprehensive approach is needed. What I love about World Vision's work is their aim to empower communities so they can be left to succeed on their own.”

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"I was not supposed to be bright, brighter than the boys. A girl was considered, and perhaps is still considered, inferior to a boy", Nancy said.?

“When I did well in my career and started earning good money, that was when I decided, let’s do something for other people,” said Christian. He feels that helping the children in a community is the sustainable and ideal solution for delivering them out of poverty. “If you want to help in the community, the best thing is to help children because they will be the future of that community.”

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