#Child Marriage

  • Article: Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age
    Girls & Women

    Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 20, 2018

    Her father said he was driven by poverty to marry the 15-year-old off. Read more

  • Article: This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage
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    This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 17, 2018|Girls Not Brides

    Ruvimbo Tsopodzi took her case all the way to the country’s highest court. Read more

  • Article: Missouri Just Passed a Law Limiting Child Marriages Throughout the State
    Girls & Women

    Missouri Just Passed a Law Limiting Child Marriages Throughout the State

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 29, 2018

    Anyone under the age of 16 is now prevented from being wed. Read more

  • Article: The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking

    Aug. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women have been trafficked from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos and sold as brides. Read more

  • Article: Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband
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    Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 24, 2018

    The girl’s appeal has been suspiciously withdrawn, according to Equality Now. Read more

  • Article: A Third More British Girls Are Being Forced into Marriage Abroad
    Girls & Women

    A Third More British Girls Are Being Forced into Marriage Abroad

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 20, 2018

    A leading charity warned that Britain isn't getting to grips with the problem. Read more

  • Article: 11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand
    Girls & Women

    11-Year-Old Child Bride, Forced to Marry 41-Year-OId Malaysian Man, Returns to Thailand

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 16, 2018

    The 41-year-old husband was fined, but authorities have yet to press charges. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Persists in Guatemala Despite Ban, Experts Say
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Persists in Guatemala Despite Ban, Experts Say

    Aug. 14, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly one-third of girls in Guatemala are married by 18. Read more