Child Marriage

Stitching Up Poverty Podcast
Y Care International
Publication Year:
  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

Welcome to the third episode of the Stitching Up Poverty Podcast. At Y Care International, we are passionate about sharing our learning from projects in interactive ways so that you can get closer to the impact of our work around the world. 

The custom of child marriage is very much alive in rural Pakistan with 21% of girls under the age of 18 being forced into marriage (UNICEF). Hear about the impact that the Stitching-Up Poverty project had on this harmful practice in Episode 3 of the podcast.


This episode discusses child marriage for girls under 18 in Pakistan. The hosts read the stories of men and women involved with preventing child marriage in their communities. Tune in!


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