Tragedy of Forced Child Marriage

Forced Child Marriage

About Me

My name is Jessica Clark and this flyer was created as a part of a school project to inform people about forced child marriage. Scan this QR code to access my online flyer and links.

Quick Facts About Forced Child Marriage

  • There are 140 million girls who will be married under the age of 18 and 50 million before the age of 15.
  • Between 37%-42% of women between the ages of 20-24 were married during their childhood.
  • According to Pierre Tristam, "girls between the ages 10-14 are 5 times likely to died during pregnancy."
  • Also according to Pierre Tristam, "100 million girls before the age of 18 will be married in the coming decade."
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