Child Marriage | Efforts to end child marriage 'need to be scaled up'

Efforts to end child marriage ‘need to be scaled up’

Tens of millions of girls at risk, agencies say, and the practice has huge social, economic repercussions, World Bank warns

December 9, 2018 10:27 AM (UTC+8)
Princess Mabel of the Netherlands with Kasawadu Abubakari (Girls not Brides Ghana) and Lakshmi Sundaram (director of Girls not Brides) speak during a press conference about an award for Girls Not Brides in Vlaardingen,  Netherlands, in March 2018. Photo: AFP / Patrick van Katwijk / Dutch Photo Press
Princess Mabel of the Netherlands with Kasawadu Abubakari (Girls not Brides Ghana) and Lakshmi Sundaram (director of Girls not Brides) speak during a press conference about an award for Girls Not Brides in Vlaardingen, Netherlands, in March 2018. Photo: AFP / Patrick van Katwijk / Dutch Photo Press
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