How can the media do its part to end child marriage?

In the time it has taken to read this article 39 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

Maryam Mohsin

  • Communications Officer

Girls Not Brides

Maryam is Communications Officer atGirls Not Brides. She works on media outreach to secure quality, in-depth coverage of child marriage and the work being done to address it. Before joining Girls Not Brides, Maryam was the Research Uptake Manager for the Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, and Communications Advisor on DFID’s High Level Humanitarian Cash Panel, both based at the Overseas Development Institute. Maryam has worked with a number of NGO’s including Muslim Aid and Amnesty International. Maryam holds an MA in International Communications and Development."