A fresh start: how a Pakistani child bride turned her life around

Photo: Plan International Pakistan

In the time it has taken to read this article 57 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

Younus Khan

Younus Khan is Communications Coordinator at Plan International Pakistan.