United against Child Marriage (UACM) programme was implemented in three states of India Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha. The three states are situated in the eastern part of India as a continuous stretch from Bihar to Jharkhand and Jharkhand to Odisha. The UaCM programme in India was led by five organisations - Bihar Voluntary Health Association, Child In Need Institute, Development Focus, Restless Development and Voluntary Health Association of India. .
Girls need access to education. The longer a girl stays in school, the less likely the chance that she will be married off at a young age.