Defying the Pressure to Marry in India
Sustainable Development Goals: 1, 5, 10, 16
- SDG 1 - No Poverty
- SDG 5 - Gender Equality
- SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
- SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
This video shares the experience of a girl that was forced to marry, but tried to evade it and how the community responded to her. UNICEF correspondent Chris Niles explains how the European Commission supports UNICEF programmes that help end child marriage and aid families who do not want their daughters to marry young.