> It isn’t just females who need to stand against child marriage

> It isn’t just females who need to stand against child marriage

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It isn’t just females who need to stand against child marriage

Watch this video to find out how men should be engaged in the conversation

Boy looks stern

Boys and men need to stand up against child marriage, not just girls and women, and that’s what we see in this inspiring UNICEF video.

 

“How old is she?,” the groom asks about his expectant bride in the video below. After hearing she’s younger than 18, he continues: “Men do not marry a child.”

 

At Christian Children’s Fund of Canada, we engage entire communities in discussions about the dangers of child marriage and actions everyone can take to stop this harmful practice. A big part of solving the problem is making sure men understand and believe in ending child marriage, too.

 

Watch the video below to see how this video may help educate both genders.

 

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About Christian Children’s Fund of Canada:

Christian Children’s Fund of Canada works globally to support children and youth who dream of a better world. For nearly 60 years, we’ve brought together diverse people and partnerships, driven by a common belief: education extends beyond the walls of a classroom and is the most powerful tool children can use to change their world. We focus on breaking barriers preventing access to inclusive, quality education for all, especially girls.