Sex and sensibility: breaking through India's patriarchal bias

In the time it has taken to read this article 69 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

Sonali Khan

Breakthrough

Sonali Khan is vice president and country director at Breakthrough. Follow @sonalikhanon Twitter.