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Dads too soon: The Central African Republic has highest prevalence of child grooms
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Arts, Culture and Sport Dads too soon: The Central African Republic has highest prevalence of child grooms

A UNICEF report has found that an estimated 115 million boys and men worldwide were married as children. Of these, one in five (23 million) became child grooms before the age of 15. Of the 82 countries analysed, the Central African Republic was found to have the highest prevalence of this practice.