#ChildMarriage

8 March.Paris, France
Students of Kalas Girl's primary school in Uganda, which hosts escaped girls from female genital mutilation and child marriage.

  • In the last 10 years, the proportion of young women globally who were married as children had declined by 15%
  • In some countries, COVID could result in an additional 10 million child marriages in this decade, said the study
  • The report estimates that 650 million girls and women alive today were married in childhood