Did you know that over 12 million girls are maried world wide each year? This is a violation of their human rights. It takes away their health, education, and opportunity for a well lived life, and sets them up instead for poverty, violence, and social isolation. Additionally, these girls are forced to give birth, sometimes even before the age of 12. Currently, child marriage rates are declining, but not fast enough. There are 650 million females who are affected by it today, and if we keep going at the same rate, 150 million more girls from today will be affected by it in the year 2030. Thats a total of 800 million girls who will have had their future taken away from them in only eleven years, which is 800 million girls too many. This needs to end now, and it all starts with your help.
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