#child marriage

  • Article: New York Has Finally Outlawed Child Marriage

    New York Has Finally Outlawed Child Marriage

    By Cassie Carothers|CHIME FOR CHANGE|June 20, 2017

    "Child marriage is a dirty secret in the US." Read more

  • Article: Samantha Bee Drops the Mic in Powerful Segment on Child Marriage

    Samantha Bee Drops the Mic in Powerful Segment on Child Marriage

    By Gabriella Canal|June 15, 2017

    “When we catch a burglar, he doesn’t get to marry the house!” Read more

  • Article: These Are the Best and Worst Countries to Be a Child

    These Are the Best and Worst Countries to Be a Child

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 1, 2017

    "One in four of the world's children have had their childhoods cut short." Read more

  • Article: Three-Quarters of Child Brides in This Region Are Also Trafficking Victims

    Three-Quarters of Child Brides in This Region Are Also Trafficking Victims

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 12, 2017

    380,000 girls are enduring modern slavery. Read more

  • Article: Malala Says Educating Girls Is Key to Slowing Climate Change

    Malala Says Educating Girls Is Key to Slowing Climate Change

    April 24, 2017

    "Girls from all over the world hold the key to today’s most pressing global challenges." Read more

  • Article: Teens in Bangladesh are Bringing Child Marriage to an End – One Door at a Time

    Teens in Bangladesh are Bringing Child Marriage to an End – One Door at a Time

    By Gabriella Canal|CHIME FOR CHANGE|March 31, 2017

    Child marriage is technically illegal. Yet, 6 in 10 girls are married before the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Rising Among Syrian Refugees, According to New Study

    Child Marriage Rising Among Syrian Refugees, According to New Study

    By Gabriella Canal|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 2, 2017

    16-year-old Syrian refugee, Raneem, is at high risk of child marriage and she’s not the only one. Read more

  • Article: Girl, 14, Traded to Be Bride of Man, 36, in Pakistan

    Girl, 14, Traded to Be Bride of Man, 36, in Pakistan

    By Colleen Curry|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Jan. 4, 2017

    “We gave a girl in this family for a girl in their family. That is our right." Read more