UN General Assembly adopts resolution on child, early and forced marriage

Explore the Resolution and what it says about child marriage, what it calls on the UN and Member States to do, and the full list of co-sponsors. Use our template letter to maintain international pressure on Member States to implement their commitments.

In the time it has taken to read this article 44 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 2 seconds

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