According to the 2017 Global Estimates of Modern Slavery report, in 2016 there were 15.4 million cases of forced marriage around the world. Watch the film Water to have a better understanding of what forced marriage looks like.

Set in 1938, Water depicts forced marriage in India. It specifically looks at widows and forced marriage as it relates to young female girls. To learn more about forced marriage, please click here. For more information on Water, please click here.

Forms of Abolition:
Awareness

Forms of Slavery:
Forced Marriage