A seat at the table: a young person’s view from the UN

In the time it has taken to read this article 28 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

Petrider Paul

Petrider Paul is a youth advocate and girls' rights defender from Tanzania.