Press release: Princess Mabel van Oranje, Chair of Girls Not Brides, welcomes Mozambique’s commitment to end child marriage

Photo: Jane Mingay

In the time it has taken to read this article 50 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

We use cookies to give you a better online experience and for marketing purposes.

Read the Girls Not Brides' privacy policy