Reaching girls most at risk of child marriage: an approach from Mozambique

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In the time it has taken to read this article 10 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 authors

Alana Kolundzija

Alana Kolundzija is a Global Health Consultant in Gender, Reproductive Health & HIV/Aids.

Sophie Soares

Sophie Soares is the Project Coordinator for the Poverty, Gender and Youth programme at the Population Council.

Beate van de Waal

Beate van de Waal is Mwarusi Project Manager at Girl Move."