Girls Not Brides members joined the set of Al Jazeera the Stream to talk about child marriage in their countries, what happens to girls who avoid or survive marriage, and what it will take to end this harmful practice.
In the time it has taken to read this article 3 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