Working to End Child Marriage

Each year, 12 million girls are married before they turn 18

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Zonta Project Update: Girls’ club rescues adolescents from marriage in rural Ethiopia 

Zonta International is supporting efforts to end child marriage in 12 countries with the highest rates of child marriage through the UNFPA-UNICEF Global Programme to End Child Marriage. Each country has specific strategies that respond to the context and factors that lead girls into early marriage. Read on for a story about the power of girls' clubs in preventing child marriage in Ethiopia.

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