The digital divide and child marriage: what’s the connection? Reflections from The National Women’s Conference on Inclusion, Nigeria.

The digital divide is undermining women and girls’ access to education and employment - but also has the potential to lift women and girls from poverty.

In the time it has taken to read this article 72 girls under the age of 18 have been married

Each year, 12 million girls are married before the age of 18

That is 23 girls every minute

Nearly 1 every 2 seconds

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Mercy Okeke

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Peace Adebola Okeshola

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