To #EndHIV4Her: tackle child marriage

Photo: Plan International

In the time it has taken to read this article 11 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

Eleanor Gall

Girls Globe

Eleanor Gall is a writer for Girls' Globe. She advocates for the education of young people though A World At School.