Young people are leading the change across Zambia

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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

About the author

Mundia Situmbeko

Mundia Situmbeko is the Africa Engagement Officer at Girls Not Brides. Mundia focuses on strengthening our engagement in selected high prevalence countries in Africa, working with Girls Not Brides members (including young people) and National Partnerships to influence governments to implement their commitments.

Mundia Situmbeko est responsable de l'engagement pour l'Afrique chez Filles, Pas Epouses. Mundia se concentre sur le renforcement de notre engagement dans certains pays à forte prévalence en Afrique, en travaillant avec les membres de Filles, Pas Epouses (y compris les jeunes) et les partenariats nationaux pour influencer les gouvernements à mettre en œuvre leurs engagements.

Mundia Situmbeko es la Oficial de Compromiso de África en Girls Not Brides. Mundia se enfoca en fortalecer nuestro compromiso en países seleccionados de alta prevalencia en África, trabajando con miembros de Girls Not Brides (incluidos los jóvenes) y asociaciones nacionales para influir en los gobiernos para que implementen sus compromisos.

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