Stand with
us to End Child Marriage

The pandemic has sparked a boom in child marriages, a growing trend deepened by poverty, conflict, gender inequality and lack of education. Education changes everything for girls.

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Stand with us to End Child Marriage

The pandemic has sparked a boom in child marriages, a growing trend deepened by poverty, conflict, gender inequality and lack of education. Education changes everything for girls.
New stats show child marriage
is a growing, URGENT issue
0
girls were expected to marry before their eighteenth birthday by 2030 (pre-pandemic).
1, 0
is the estimate of children affected by school closures during the pandemic. Many parents were also at home. Without a family income, sons were sent to work and daughters were married.
0
more girls are at risk of becoming child brides because of the pandemic and school closures.
SOURCE: UNICEF

Help girls stay in school and
say no to child marriage

Girls with no education are three times more likely to marry before age 18 than girls who attended secondary school or higher. This is why Children Believe works with local partners in communities worldwide to help girls stay in school.

Nearly 400,000 girls and boys have gained greater access to education this year through Children Believe programs.

Click the box below, and donate now to support young girls so the can stay in school and end child marriage.

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