“School comes first, marriage comes later” declares girls’ rights defender in Chad

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In the time it has taken to read this article 38 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

Adam Kakaye Abakar

AJAC