Youth have the power to end child marriage

In the time it has taken to read this article 27 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

Yemurai Nyoni

A social change maker and youth movement builder, Yemurai Nyoni is a 28 year old Zimbabwean leader who is passionate about gender equality and grassroots mobilisation for health. He currently works to support youth movements in India, Kenya and Tanzania as an analyst within the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation.