PRESS RELEASE: On Day of the African Child 2016, Girls Not Brides, launches “We are Girls, Not Brides”, the anthem to end child marriage

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 3 seconds