La Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas aprueba la Tercera Resolución relativa a uniones matrimonio infantil, temprano y forzado

Foto: Girls Not Brides / Abdullah al Kafi

In the time it has taken to read this article 48 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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Zoe Birchall

Girls Not Brides

Zoe is the Global Policy & Advocacy Officer at Girls Not Brides. She develops global-level policy strategies, recommendations and initiatives, and supports the engagement and alignment of member organisations in global advocacy.