#Child marriage

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Was Nominated for an International Peace Prize
    Girls & Women

    This 14-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Was Nominated for an International Peace Prize

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 8, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Akbar is an anti-child marriage and anti-corporal punishment advocate from the same area as Malala. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country
    Girls & Women

    Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country

    Oct. 25, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The first lady was the first to propose a meeting of African leaders to eradicate child marriage. Read more

  • Article: Over 20,000 Girls Are Married Off Illegally Every Day
    Girls & Women

    Over 20,000 Girls Are Married Off Illegally Every Day

    Oct. 11, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    About 7.5 million girls become child brides every year in countries where early marriage is banned. Read more

  • Article: The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering
    Girls & Women

    The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering

    By Meghan Werft|July 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Some states still allow girls as young as 13 to marry. Read more

  • Article: 9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women
    Girls & Women

    9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women

    By Joe McCarthy|June 6, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    An ugly and corrosive system. Read more

  • Article: Undercover Video Shows Girl, 14, Married Off to Man 20 Years Older in Australia
    Girls & Women

    Undercover Video Shows Girl, 14, Married Off to Man 20 Years Older in Australia

    By Joe McCarthy|May 22, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Child marriage was legal in Australia until 2013. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Stopped a Child Marriage in India. Now She Fears for Her Life.
    Girls & Women

    This Girl Stopped a Child Marriage in India. Now She Fears for Her Life.

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "I never imagined my daughter will have to pay such a price for doing noble work.” Read more

  • Article: Groundbreaking Child Marriage Ban Is Blocked by Chris Christie
    Girls & Women

    Groundbreaking Child Marriage Ban Is Blocked by Chris Christie

    By Joe McCarthy|May 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The governor wants to make a few exceptions. Read more