8 child marriage myths that need to go

Photo: Makalondi Secondary School, Makalondi, Tilaberri Region, Niger, April 2017
Credit: GPE/Kelley Lynch

In the time it has taken to read this article 46 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 2 seconds

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