Supporting child brides in Ethiopia

Photo: Robyne Hayes

In the time it has taken to read this article 85 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

Gillian Gaynair

International Center for Research on Women (International Center for Research on Women (ICRW))

Gillian Gaynair owns Mallett Avenue Media, a Washington, D.C.-based firm specializing in content that shows how foundations, nonprofits and corporations effect change in the U.S. and globally.