Imagine growing up in a place where, as a child, you’re more likely to walk down the aisle than into a secondary school classroom.
Worldwide, 39,000 girls wed every day, with little or no choice in when or whom they will marry.
76% of girls married before 18
10% of girls enrolled in secondary school
Niger has the highest percentage of child brides in the world. And, according to the U.N.’s Human Development Index, it is the world’s least-developed country. Read more…