World Vision’s child marriage report compiles data from four unique contexts and explores the harms of child marriage and what it will take to end it.
“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.
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…
“Overall, many girls across Senegal are married as children. How can it be a good thing to be a young girl who is already married and pregnant?”
Harassment is one of many challenges girls and women face in Delhi, a sprawling city of 25 million people where there are problems of safety, vulnerability to violence and exploitation, pollution, and unsanitary or overcrowded living conditions. But empowered by sponsorship, girls in one neighborhood are overcoming poverty and trading child marriage for college textbooks. … Read More