FILE - In this picture taken Wednesday, July 18, 2012, Zali Idy, 12, poses in her bedroom in the remote village of Hawkantaki, Niger. Zali was married in 2011. One third and more of all girls are married in 42 countries, according to the U.N. Population Fund, referring to females under the age of 18. The highest number of cases occurs in some of the poorest countries, the agency figures show, with the West African nation of Niger bottom of the list with 75 percent of girls married before they turn 18. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay-file)

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FILE -  In this picture taken Wednesday, July 18, 2012,  Zali Idy, 12, poses in her bedroom in the remote village of Hawkantaki, Niger. Zali was married in 2011.  One third and more of all girls are married in 42 countries, according to the U.N. Population Fund, referring to females under the age of 18. The highest number of cases occurs in some of the poorest countries, the agency figures show, with the West African nation of Niger bottom of the list with 75 percent of girls married before they turn 18. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay-file)
FILE - In this picture taken Wednesday, July 18, 2012, Zali Idy, 12, poses in her bedroom in the remote village of Hawkantaki, Niger. Zali was married in 2011. One third and more of all girls are married in 42 countries, according to the U.N. Population Fund, referring to females under the age of 18. The highest number of cases occurs in some of the poorest countries, the agency figures show, with the West African nation of Niger bottom of the list with 75 percent of girls married before they turn 18. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay-file)
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