“Girls are old at 20”: The social pressure behind child marriage in Bangladesh

In the time it has taken to read this article 62 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

About the author

Tithe Farhana

Plan Bangladesh

Tithe Farhana is a Communications Coordinator at Plan Bangladesh.

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