Funding droughts and online solutions: How we crowdfunded our project to end child marriage

In the time it has taken to read this article 44 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

Dr. Ashok Dyalchand

Dr Ashok is the Director of the Institute for Health Management Pachod (IHMP) in India. IHMP supports adolescent girls as they transition into adulthood by teaching them life skills and providing counselling for girls with low self-esteem who are particularly at risk of child marriage