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Zimbabwean government turns ‘blind eye’ on religious sect’s child marriages

Despite laws banning child marriage, the Zimbabwean government has been lax in preventing the practice, while maintaining close ties to the Johanne Marange Apostolic Church and its leaders. The Apostolic sect has some of the highest rates of child marriage among girls of any religious sect in the country.

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