Powerful partnerships: Girls Not Brides, Catapult & You

In the time it has taken to read this article 29 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

About the author

Marta Welander

Girls Not Brides

Marta is a Member Engagement Officer at Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, liaising with the partnership’s 300 member organisations across the globe.