A girl's right to say no to marriage

Working to end child marriage and keep girls in school

A girl's right to say no to marriage

One in three girls in the developing world is married by the age of 18. Despite being prohibited by international human rights law and many national laws, child marriage continues to rob millions of girls of their childhood, forcing them out of education and into a life of poor prospects.

So what can be done?

Plan's global report sets out the actions needed to end child marriage. Read the summary or the full report to learn more.


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Download the full report

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Positive moves for girls
child marriage

More than half of girls in Mozambique and almost half in Malawi and Zambia will be married as children. Plan's 18+ Programme aims to significantly reduce and eventually eliminate child marriage…

 

Find out how on page 49 of the report


 
A girl's right to say no to marriage

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