#child marriage

  • Article: Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story
    Girls & Women

    Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    July 18, 2018|UK Department for International Development

    “I was really young on my wedding day. And I didn’t know we’d have sex that night." Read more

  • Article: Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides

    March 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I regret that I got married. Girls my age are now studying. I am totally destroyed." Read more

  • Article: Why Cambodia Is Seeing a Huge Spike in Teen Pregnancies
    Girls & Women

    Why Cambodia Is Seeing a Huge Spike in Teen Pregnancies

    Jan. 24, 2018|News Deeply

    Cambodia has seen a huge spike in teen pregnancies since 2010 as girls get married "for love" Read more

  • Article: These Teen Girls Are Stopping Child Marriages in West Africa
    Girls & Women

    These Teen Girls Are Stopping Child Marriages in West Africa

    Oct. 27, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "I think our generation has understood. Our place is not in the home, but at school." Read more

  • Article: India Banned Sex With Child Brides — Will Marital Rape Be Next?
    Girls & Women

    India Banned Sex With Child Brides — Will Marital Rape Be Next?

    Oct. 13, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    India's Supreme Court ruled that sex with a bride under 18 is rape. Read more

  • Article: 6 Unbelievable Things That Girls Have Been Traded for in Child Marriage Cases
    Girls & Women

    6 Unbelievable Things That Girls Have Been Traded for in Child Marriage Cases

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 30, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    From money to rice, no trade can be justified. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Girls Being Forced Into Child Marriage Are Turning to Suicide
    Girls & Women

    Syrian Girls Being Forced Into Child Marriage Are Turning to Suicide

    Aug. 7, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls being forced into marriages at younger ages, sometimes resulting in harrowing stories. Read more

  • Article: Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions
    Girls & Women

    Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions

    By Colleen Curry|July 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This could be a monumental step forward for Honduras. Read more