Students, not brides: Why ending child marriage and advancing girls' education must go hand in hand

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In the time it has taken to read this article 90 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

Lakshmi Sundaram

Girls Not Brides

Lakshmi Sundaram is the Global Coordinator of Girls Not Brides.