Youth in Action: Leading the movement to end child marriage in East Africa

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In the time it has taken to read this article 55 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

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