BRAC focuses on early marriage in its International Women’s Day 2012 celebration

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In the time it has taken to read this article 22 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

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