10 October 2012

On International Day of the Girl Child, UNFPA invests $20 million to reach girls at risk of child marriage

Today, UNFPA announced that it will invest an additional $20 million to reach the most marginalized adolescent girls in 12 countries with the highest rates of child marriage, including Guatemala, India, Niger and Zambia. The announcement was made at an event marking the inaugural International Day of the Girl Child. Read the press release.