MEDIA RELEASE: Inclusion of “End child marriage” as indicator in High-Level Panel report on post-2015 development agenda is bold and crucial effort to address global poverty

In the time it has taken to read this article 42 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