UNICEF Highlights 10 Facts About Child Brides, Why Practice Should End

UNICEF: Fast Facts: 10 facts illustrating why we must #EndChildMarriage
“Globally, one in five women were married before their 18th birthday. … While the prevalence of child marriage is decreasing globally, in many places, progress on ending this practice remains too slow. In order to finally end this practice by 2030 — the target set out in the Sustainable Development Goals — progress must be significantly accelerated. Without further acceleration, more than 150 million additional girls will marry before their 18th birthday by 2030.” This post highlights 10 key facts about child brides (2/10).