Bikers against child marriage

In the time it has taken to read this article 66 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

About the author

Venkat Reddy

Mr Venkat Reddy has worked for the MV Foundation for nearly 20 years. Venkat has been instrumental in forming alliances with NGOs and government officials in many states in India. Find out more about the MV Foundation’s work at

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