Setting the age of marriage at 18 can have a huge impact on child marriage

Photo: Ravi Juneja

In the time it has taken to read this article 30 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

Gonzalo Moreno

McGill University