When does child marriage become slavery?

In the time it has taken to read this article 49 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

Catherine Turner

Catherine Turner is Child Labour Coordinator at Anti-Slavery International, a member of Girls Not Brides.