Our story to tell: Senegalese youth address early marriage through film

In the time it has taken to read this article 39 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

Jeremy Teicher

Jeremy Teicher is the director of Tall as the Baobab Tree.