Collective action and youth leadership can end child marriage in Africa: Day of the African Child 2022

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In the time it has taken to read this article 56 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

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