A ‘brave’ stand: The fight to end forced marriage

In the time it has taken to read this article 38 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 3 seconds

About the author

General Counsel of the AHA Foundation

The AHA Foundation works to protect and defend the rights of women and girls in the West from oppression justified by religion and culture.