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 63 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

About the author

Nell Williams

Nell Williams is Marketing Communications Officer at World Vision UK.