Sustaining momentum: How to keep the global movement to end child marriage going

Photo: Hassan Ouazzani

In the time it has taken to read this article 46 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 Executive Director of Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage.