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Report: Ending Child Marriage Could Earn Uganda UGX10 Trillion
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The World Bank says ending child marriage today could generate three billion dollars or 10 trillion shillings per year for Uganda by 2030, according to the 10th Uganda Economic Update released today. Titled Accelerating Ugandas Development: Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage and Early Childbearing, the new Uganda Economic Update shows that notwithstanding a declining trend, one in three girls still marry before the age of 18, whether through formal or informal unions.

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