12-year-old boy Oli is making a big difference to families living in poverty in Bangladesh -- and the country's future -- as part of a children's group supported by Plan Bangladesh aiming to stop early and forced marriage.
"Together, we can persuade the bride and her parents and the groom and his parents of the problems of child marriage." - Oli, 12.
In the time it has taken to read this article 4 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
Learn more about Plan's work in Bangladesh.