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It is September and a large red marquee has been erected in the district of Parbatipur, Bangladesh. Inside, a small figure in a red dupatta is being prepared for her wedding to a man who is 30 years her senior.

Jolena, 14, will shortly join the estimated 58.6% of Bangladeshi women and girls who become 'child brides', married before the age of 18.

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