Saying no to forced child marriage

Forced Child Marriage

About me

My name is Jordan and this flyer was created as part of a school project to inform people about Forced Child Marriage. Scan this QR code to access my online flyer and links.

What is FCM?

  • when girls are forced to marry complete strangers
  • 51 million girls are married before they are 18 years old.
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What occurs in FCM

  • Victims tend to be isolated from their peers/ friends.
  • They are the victim of male violence in both traditional cultures

location

  • Villages throughout Rural African Communities is just one of the locations where marriage occurs
  • Globally, 9 out of 10 child marriages are in Africa: Niger, Chad, Central African Republic, Guinea, Mozambique, Mali, Burkina Faso, South Sudan and Malawi.
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The solution

  • African governments are being urged for higher education on forced child marriage in schools
  • We can show these girls how to say no, so if ever this horrifying situations happen to them, they can say no
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