U.N. Program Aims To End Child Marriage By 2030
Humanosphere: 28 girls are married every minute, new program aims to stop child marriage
Humanosphere reporter Lisa Nikolau discusses a new joint initiative by UNICEF and UNFPA that aims to end child marriage worldwide by 2030. “The UNFPA-UNICEF Global Program to Accelerate Action to End Child Marriage is part of a global effort to prevent child marriage and to support those children already married in 12 countries across Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, including Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Mozambique, Nepal, Niger, Sierra Leone, Uganda, Yemen, and Zambia…” (3/15).