#Child Marriage

  • Article: How One Girl Scout Fought Against Child Marriage in New Hampshire and Won
    Girls & Women

    How One Girl Scout Fought Against Child Marriage in New Hampshire and Won

    By Daniele Selby|May 16, 2018

    New Hampshire voted to raise the minimum age of marriage from 13 to 16 — a big step forward. Read more

  • Article: There Were Nearly 1,200 Forced Marriage Cases in the UK Last Year
    Girls & Women

    There Were Nearly 1,200 Forced Marriage Cases in the UK Last Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 11, 2018

    The youngest potential victim was just 2 years old. Read more

  • Article: Delaware Is the First State Ever to Ban Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Delaware Is the First State Ever to Ban Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|May 10, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in some form in every other state in the US. 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