As COVID-19 threatens to raise child marriage rates, a young girl in Nepal uses new-found skills to create change for girls in her community.
As war continues, child marriage in Syria is increasing. Some estimates show rates in 2017 were four times higher than they were before the crisis.
“I am here to show my determination to work together in ending child marriage and all forms of violence against girls.”
Girls and women around the world are advocating against child marriage so they can go to school and pursue their dreams. Learn the facts on early marriage.
At 14, Eka learned that her parents were planning her marriage to a man 20 years older. But she wasn’t ready to get married.
At the new Chunkuri Clinic in Bangladesh, mothers receive pre- and postnatal care in a clean, up-to-date facility, and clinic staff help them plan safer pregnancies through healthy timing and spacing.
Here I want to say that everyone is equal; girls and boys are the same. I firmly believe that we, the girls, can equally contribute to society…