#child marriage

  • Article: Married at 3, Divorced at 7: 2 Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

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

    From UK Department for International Development|July 18, 2018

    “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

    Poverty Is Forcing More Refugee Girls to Become Child Brides

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 16, 2018

    "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

    Why Cambodia Is Seeing a Huge Spike in Teen Pregnancies

    From News Deeply|Jan. 24, 2018

    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

    These Teen Girls Are Stopping Child Marriages in West Africa

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 27, 2017

    "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?

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 13, 2017

    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

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

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

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

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

    Syrian Girls Forced Into Child Marriage Are Turning to Suicide

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

    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

    Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions

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

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