3 lessons and 3 actions: Let’s make every day International Day of the Girl

This blog provides an insight on our top three lessons from this year, showcasing some of the work Girls Not Brides member organisations have been doing to bring girls into the conversation and ensure they have the tools they need to speak for themselves and inspire change. We also highlight ongoing activities and share three actions you can take to ensure every day is the day of the girl.

Photo: Girl Up Initiative Uganda

In the time it has taken to read this article 98 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