Archbishop Desmond Tutu
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Archbishop Tutu fights against child marriage in Ethiopia

7 June 2011 Last updated at 11:52 BST

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has travelled to Ethiopia to head an 'alliance against child marriage'.

The Nobel Peace Prize winner says he hopes the initiative will stop the practice that causes an alarming number of girls to drop out of school to get married at a very young age.

Will Ross joined Archbishop Tutu in Ethiopia's Amhara region.