"Early marriage: one size too big!", says new Turkish report

In the time it has taken to read this article 29 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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Flying Broom

Based in Ankara, Turkey, Flying Broom is a network of women’s NGOs and an information and documentation centre that supports projects aimed at empowering women. It also organises the Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival.