Law is only one of the steps to ending child marriage, says Rebeca Gyumi founder of Msichana Initiative Tanzania

Photo: Thompson Reuters Foundation News 2016

In the time it has taken to read this article 23 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

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