Do you believe in the power of women and girls to change the world? We do!
In the face of adversity, we are continuously impressed and humbled by the extraordinary women and girls who dare to challenge injustices and inequalities around them.
To celebrate these women and girls, join our Tweetchat with Pathfinder International and UN Women on International Women's Day!
We'll share stories and explore challenges and opportunities related to early marriage, family planning and gender equality.
- When: Friday 7 March, at 2pm ET / 7pm GMT
- Where: on Twitter (www.twitter.org)
- How: use hashtags #womendare #girlsdare and #IWD2014 to take part in the conversation.
In the time it has taken to read this article 6 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