United for impact – How Girls Not Brides members worked together in 2014

Photo: Ravi Juneja

In the time it has taken to read this article 65 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

Marta Welander

Girls Not Brides

Marta Welander is Member Engagement Officer at Girls Not Brides. You can follow her on Twitter @MartaWelander