Events in Turkey show how fragile the progress to end violence against women and girls can be

Photo: Michal, Turkish Flag for Flickr 2008 http://bitly/2gGIRMr

In the time it has taken to read this article 32 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

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