South Asian governments commit to end child marriage

In the time it has taken to read this article 52 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

Heather Hamilton

Girls Not Brides

Heather Hamilton is Interim Global Coordinator for Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage