Strengthening civil society collaboration to end child marriage in Rajasthan, India

In the time it has taken to read this article 21 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 2 seconds

About the author

Shipra Jha

  • Head of Asia Engagement

Girls Not Brides

As Head of Asia Engagement, Shipra is responsible for supporting membership engagement and national partnership development and the secretariat’s work on learning and impact assessment. She is also responsible for developing Girls Not Brides’ engagement strategy in South Asia.

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