#Child abuse

  • Article: Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too
    Girls & Women

    Yes, Forced Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too

    By Daniele Selby|March 27, 2018

    When 15-year-old Maarib Al Hishmawi refused to marry, her parents beat her and threw hot oil on her. Read more

  • Article: London Lawyer Acquitted of Forcing Daughter to Undergo FGM as Punishment
    Girls & Women

    London Lawyer Acquitted of Forcing Daughter to Undergo FGM as Punishment

    March 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    An estimated 137,000 women and girls in England and Wales have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India
    Girls & Women

    This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 8, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Global Citizen met Ajeet Singh in London. Read more

  • Article: The Startling Reason Forced Marriage Reports in the UK Dropped by 37%
    Girls & Women

    The Startling Reason Forced Marriage Reports in the UK Dropped by 37%

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Campaigners say this is why cases referred to prosecutors have fallen in the past year. Read more

  • Article: This 20-Year-Old Global Citizen Is Inspiring Thousands to Prevent Child Abuse
    Citizenship

    This 20-Year-Old Global Citizen Is Inspiring Thousands to Prevent Child Abuse

    By Meghan Werft  and  Andrew McMaster|Aug. 25, 2017

    “They were just like me in every way. This could really happen to anyone.” Read more

  • Article: Guatemala Charges Officials Over Orphanage Fire That Killed 41 Girls
    Girls & Women

    Guatemala Charges Officials Over Orphanage Fire That Killed 41 Girls

    By Colleen Curry|June 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girls died protesting awful living conditions. Read more

  • Article: Doctor Charged With FGM Claims First Amendment in Defense
    Girls & Women

    Doctor Charged With FGM Claims First Amendment in Defense

    By Meghan Werft|May 23, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Doctor is accused of cutting girls as young as 7 in religious ceremony. Read more

  • Article: Principal Fired After Forcing 70 Girls to Strip, Proving They’re Not Menstruating
    Girls & Women

    Principal Fired After Forcing 70 Girls to Strip, Proving They’re Not Menstruating

    By Meghan Werft|April 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "Some of the girls began breaking down and crying, while others began protesting." Read more