Three takeaways from the UN General Assembly: What’s on the international agenda and what does it mean for ending child marriage?

As the world discusses joint solutions to interlocking crises, our takeaways from UNGA77 focus on the relationship between child marriage and the Sustainable Development Goals, transforming education and youth engagement.

Photo: Patrick Gruban

In the time it has taken to read this article 87 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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