Is A Child Bride Really Married Every Seven Seconds?

One girl under the age of 15 is married every seven seconds, according to Save The Children.

Can this shocking statistic really be true?

The charity’s report on child marriage was covered by news outlets around the world – by the BBCCNN, Pakistan’s Express TribuneThe Australian, and many others.

If it is correct, that would mean that about 4.5 million girls marry each year.

Every child marriage is bad. So is this high figure accurate?

Read more – BBC News 


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