#Child marriage

  • 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

  • Article: Afghanistan Reveals New Plan to Stop Staggering Child Marriage Problem
    Girls & Women

    Afghanistan Reveals New Plan to Stop Staggering Child Marriage Problem

    By Meghan Werft|April 21, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    One in three Afghan girls are married before age 18. Read more

  • Article: Malaysian MP Says Rape Victims Can Avoid ‘Bleak Future’ By Marrying Their Rapists
    Girls & Women

    Malaysian MP Says Rape Victims Can Avoid ‘Bleak Future’ By Marrying Their Rapists

    By James O'Hare|April 5, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Yet another proposed solution that doesn’t involve men learning self-control. Read more

  • Article: After Escaping Marriage to Afghan Man, 70, in 10th Grade, Rihala Is Now Pursuing a Law Degree
    Girls & Women

    After Escaping Marriage to Afghan Man, 70, in 10th Grade, Rihala Is Now Pursuing a Law Degree

    Feb. 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “It’s the law that can protect people. Only the law," said Rihala. Read more

  • Article: These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt
    Girls & Women

    These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In Egypt, 17% of girls get married before the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Child Marriage Law Has a Major Loophole That Has Critics Fuming
    Girls & Women

    Bangladesh Child Marriage Law Has a Major Loophole That Has Critics Fuming

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 8, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    More than 50 % of girls marry before the age of 18 in Bangladesh. Read more

  • Article: This Bill Would Pardon Men Accused of Sexual Assault by Allowing Them to Marry Victim
    Girls & Women

    This Bill Would Pardon Men Accused of Sexual Assault by Allowing Them to Marry Victim

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 21, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    And now, protests are mounting in Turkey. Read more