#Child Marriage

  • 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

  • Article: Child Marriage of Syrian Refugees in Jordan Has More Than Doubled in 3 Years
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage of Syrian Refugees in Jordan Has More Than Doubled in 3 Years

    By Daniele Selby|April 18, 2018

    With few means to escape poverty, families are marrying off their daughters before they’re ready. Read more

  • Article: Arizona Just Signed a Bill to Prevent Child Marriage Under 16
    Girls & Women

    Arizona Just Signed a Bill to Prevent Child Marriage Under 16

    By Daniele Selby|April 13, 2018

    Previously, a child could be married in Arizona at any age with the permission of a parent. Read more

  • Article: Married at 10 Months Old, This 19-Year-Old Now Wants Her Marriage Annulled
    Girls & Women

    Married at 10 Months Old, This 19-Year-Old Now Wants Her Marriage Annulled

    By Daniele Selby|April 11, 2018

    "I do not accept child marriage. I want to study," she said. Read more