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The state of adolescent reproductive and sexual health and health care in Burkina Faso

This week’s Farmer story from Zimbabwe talks about the increased incidence of child marriage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our Script of the week is a backgrounder that deals with early marriage and a variety of other issues related to adolescent reproductive and sexual health. The backgrounder focuses on Burkina Faso, but the issues are very similar in many countries.

The harmful effects of early marriage and pregnancy include:

Other sections in the backgrounder include: