MEDIA ADVISORY: Archbishop Desmond Tutu to arrive in Zambia today for visit to spur efforts to end child marriage

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In the time it has taken to read this article 31 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