Eminentes líderes indios defienden los esfuerzos para poner fin al matrimonio infantil en India

Foto: Graham Crouch/The Elders

En el tiempo que has tardado en leer este artículo 53 niñas menores de 18 años se han casado

Cada año, 12 millones de niñas se casan antes de los 18 años.

Es decir, 23 niñas cada minuto

Casi 1 cada 3 segundos

About the authors

The Population Foundation of India (PFI)

The Population Foundation of India (PFI) is a national non-government organization at the forefront of policy advocacy and research on population issues in the country. PFI was established in 1970 by a group of socially committed industrialists led by Mr J.R.D. Tata and Dr Bharat Ram. PFI supports governmental and non-governmental organisations in programmes that focus on Reproductive and Child Health (RCH), Family Planning, Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health (ARSH), HIV/AIDS and Urban Health. (www.populationfoundation.in) ABOUT THE ELDERS The Elders are independent global leaders working together for peace and human rights. The group was founded by Nelson Mandela in 2007. The Elders are Martti Ahtisaari, Kofi Annan, Ela Bhatt, Lakhdar Brahimi, Gro Brundtland, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Jimmy Carter, Graça Machel, Mary Robinson and Desmond Tutu (Chair). Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi are honorary Elders. www.theElders.org

The Elders

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