Abolishing Lebanon's "rape law": spotlight on ABAAD's campaign

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In the time it has taken to read this article 10 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

Ghida Anani

Ghida Anani is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Public Health in the Lebanese University and Gender-Based Violence Expert. In June 2011, she founded and continues to manage ABAAD (Dimensions) – Resource Centre for Gender Equality.