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Monica in South Sudan.

When Monica was 15, her parents wanted to marry her off. Photo: Kate Holt / Plan International

Of: Monica

Today is International Girls' Day and we make room for Monica from South Sudan. More than half of the girls in South Sudan are divorced before the age of 18, according to UN figures. Monica was one of those to be divorced. Here she tells her own story to the children's rights organization Plan International.

October 11, 2018, Guest chronicle