#Child Marriage

  • Article: 13-Year-Old Kenyan Girl Beaten to Death for Refusing to Marry 60-Year-Old Man
    Girls & Women

    13-Year-Old Kenyan Girl Beaten to Death for Refusing to Marry 60-Year-Old Man

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 14, 2018

    Child marriage continues to be a scourge on societies around the world. Read more

  • Article: 17 Girls Rescued From Child Marriage and FGM in Kenya
    Girls & Women

    17 Girls Rescued From Child Marriage and FGM in Kenya

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 8, 2018

    A missionary brought the girls to refuge. Read more

  • Article: Amal Clooney Scholarship Winner Aims to Fight Child Marriage and Rape
    Girls & Women

    Amal Clooney Scholarship Winner Aims to Fight Child Marriage and Rape

    Aug. 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Winners are chosen based on their academic performance and interest in human rights. Read more

  • Article: 9-Year-Old Child Bride Killed by Husband in Afghanistan
    Girls & Women

    9-Year-Old Child Bride Killed by Husband in Afghanistan

    By Joanna Prisco|July 31, 2018

    The girl had been sold into a forced marriage two years earlier to settle a debt. Read more

  • Article: From Robots to Girl Power, Getting Cameroon's Women Into Work
    Girls & Women

    From Robots to Girl Power, Getting Cameroon's Women Into Work

    July 30, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 1 in 3 girls in Cameroon are married by 18 and drop out of school early. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Has Declined by 10% in Afghanistan
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Has Declined by 10% in Afghanistan

    By Joanna Prisco|July 30, 2018

    Sending girls to school has been key. Read more

  • Article: The Very Important Reason Malaysians Are Saying #StudentNotSpouse
    Girls & Women

    The Very Important Reason Malaysians Are Saying #StudentNotSpouse

    By Daniele Selby|July 24, 2018

    People are calling for an end to child marriage in the country. Read more

  • Article: Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'
    Girls & Women

    Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'

    July 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Noura's death sentence was overturned, but she still faces jail time. Read more