#Child Brides

  • Article: Underage Marriage Should Be Considered a Form of Child Labor, Activist Says
    Girls & Women

    Underage Marriage Should Be Considered a Form of Child Labor, Activist Says

    June 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Child brides are often made to drop of out school and perform domestic work. Read more

  • Article: This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh
    Finance & Innovation

    This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh

    May 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than half of all Bangladeshi girls are married before they turn 18. Read more

  • Article: Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US
    Girls & Women

    Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US

    By Daniele Selby|May 4, 2018

    Currently, child marriage remains legal in some form in all 50 states. Read more

  • Article: Indian Child Brides Are Being Sold As Sex Slaves and Servants, Officials Say
    Girls & Women

    Indian Child Brides Are Being Sold As Sex Slaves and Servants, Officials Say

    May 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Child marriage in India has been cut in half, but it's still a common practice in some areas. Read more

  • Article: More Than 78,400 Children in the US Were Married Between 2010 and 2014
    Girls & Women

    More Than 78,400 Children in the US Were Married Between 2010 and 2014

    By Daniele Selby|April 26, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in some form in every state. Read more

  • Article: A Viral Photo Has Prompted the Indonesian Government to Move to Ban Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    A Viral Photo Has Prompted the Indonesian Government to Move to Ban Child Marriage

    April 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    It shows a 15-year-old boy and a 14-year-old-girl trying to obtain a marriage license. Read more

  • Article: How Education Is Helping Malawi's Child Brides Bounce Back
    Education

    How Education Is Helping Malawi's Child Brides Bounce Back

    April 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "The problem with our society is patriarchy." Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Remains Rampant in Nigeria – But Some Girls Are Taking Action
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Remains Rampant in Nigeria – But Some Girls Are Taking Action

    March 27, 2018|Voice of America

    Nigeria has the largest number of child brides in Africa. Read more