Reconsider Child Marriage Restraint Act 2016 - Girls Not Brides Bangladesh to Prime Minister

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In the time it has taken to read this article 68 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