Thursday, June 18, 2015

RL GRIME - Always | #ENDChildMarriageNow | UNICEF - VIDEO

End Child Marriage Now
Published on Jan 26, 2015 (4 min)

“Girls who are married before their 18th birthdays are not only denied their childhood but are often socially isolated and subjected to violence, and limited opportunities for education and employment,” says Bruno Maes, UNICEF Representative in Chad.

Shot in Chad, the video reflects a reality that is common throughout several developing nations. The country’s high child marriage rate ranks third globally, with 68% of girls married as children."