On October 11, we celebrate girls, a source of joy, energy and inspiration. As we commemorate the day of the girl child, we are reminded of the millions of girls caught up in crises all over the world.
More than 20,000 girls are married every day below the minimum age permitted by national law, according to new research from Save the Children and the World Bank marking the International Day of the Girl.
A child-friendly space is a place where children affected by natural disasters or armed conflict can be provided with a safe environment. They can play, learn and get counselling.
A summary of findings from research undertaken by Save the Children and the World Bank on the lack of legal protection against child marriage for girls and marriages that take place below the national minimum age of marriage.
Bubble, or play time?