Above, Sushil, 7, and Sumitra, 10, wait for their parents to come home so they can get ready for school. This small Nepali village is known locally for high rates of early marriage.
The world is becoming an increasingly visual place. With the immediacy of camera phones and social media in the digital age, people have more access to photography today than any time before. Photographs command a power that is innate to our understanding of the world around us, and has the ability to inspire, educate, and move us to action.
Using world class photojournalism, TYTW strives to break through the noise and stop people as they scroll. We have decades-long relationships with respected media partners to help us distribute the stories of child brides globally. Through these partnerships, we have reached billions of viewers in the last 15 years.