The Child Marriage Data Portal

Every 3 seconds a girl gets married somewhere in the world

Global trends & SDG progress

The global race to end child marriage

Ending child marriage by 2030 is a target embedded in the Sustainable Development Goals. How far have countries progressed towards this target? And how much remains to be achieved?

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Where does child marriage occur, and what is the impact on girls?

Marriage before the age of 18 is a fundamental violation of human rights. Today, this practice threatens the lives, well-being and futures of millions of girls around the world.


Country Profiles

Where does child marriage occur?

Countries face different challenges in ending the practice and have varying rates of success. Explore the main indicators associated with child marriage in any country or region.

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