Sexual and reproductive health education key to tackle child marriage in Bangladesh

Photo: International HIV/AIDS Alliance

In the time it has taken to read this article 54 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

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International HIV/AIDS Alliance

The International HIV/AIDS Alliance is an international network of organisations working together to develop a healthier world in which communities have brought HIV under control by preventing its transmission.