Every girl
has the right to
love on her own terms

Take a vow with us to end child marriage.

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Young girl wearing red in Niger who participates in a program to end child marriage
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Count to three.

a child just became a bride.

Every year, 12 million girls are married before they turn 18. VOW for Girls is a growing global movement that partners with brands, individuals and the wedding industry to end the international child marriage crisis.

Our Vision

A world where no child is ever a bride.

Our Mission

To end child marriage by building a connected groundswell of love and support for every girl whose right to own her future is at risk.

By raising funds and awareness, together, we can end child marriage in our lifetime.

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Our Global Impact

Young Girl Smiling in yellow in India - Photo: Graham Crouch/Girls Not Brides

100% of funds raised
go directly to underfunded yet effective local organizations that advance girls’ rights by providing education, job training and vital life skills.

can pay the enrollment fees for a girl to attend school for one year.

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Funding education so
girls can stay in school

is just one way we’re helping end the child marriage crisis. Whatever the amount, your gift makes a direct impact on the lives of girls across the globe.

How to Get Involved

I’m Getting Married

We’ve made it easy for your big day to make a big difference in the lives of millions of girls.

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I’m a Wedding Industry Professional

Join our global network of wedding professionals standing up for the rights of girls everywhere.

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I’d Like to Partner with VOW

Join leading brands that are raising awareness and funds to end the child marriage crisis.

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I Want to Join the Global Movement

Take your first steps to end child marriage and discover all the ways you can help.

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Every girl should be able to choose love on her own terms. VOW for Girls was inspired by love and, working together, we can create a world in which no child is ever a bride.

Mabel van Oranje
Board Chair and VOW Co-Founder

VOW for Girls is a vow for the future.

Get the latest updates on VOW’s impact and how you can help make sure every girl has the chance to live a life she loves.

100% of your donations
go to support girls thanks to these
and other generous donors.

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