Early marriage and female genital cutting in Ethiopia: Exploring the links

Photo: Tim Freccia/World VisionVision's support to stop FGM/C in his community, in Somaliland

In the time it has taken to read this article 9 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

Nell Williams

Nell Williams is Marketing Communications Officer at World Vision UK.