#Children's Rights

  • Article: Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World
    Girls & Women

    Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World

    May 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Norway's minimum marriage age is 18, but exceptions can be made for children as young as 16. Read more

  • Article: Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds
    Girls & Women

    Gender Bias Kills 239,000 Girls in India Every Year, Study Finds

    By Daniele Selby|May 15, 2018

    Gender discriminatory attitudes lead to neglectful behavior that can be deadly. 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

  • Article: Divorced Women in Saudi Arabia No Longer Have to Battle for Child Custody
    Girls & Women

    Divorced Women in Saudi Arabia No Longer Have to Battle for Child Custody

    By Daniele Selby|March 13, 2018

    Another of several recent wins for women’s rights in the country. Read more

  • Article: Tennessee Could Soon Be the First State to Ban Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Tennessee Could Soon Be the First State to Ban Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 28, 2018

    All 50 states have laws and exceptions that allow children under 18 to marry. Read more

  • Article: This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India
    Girls & Women

    This Man Has Saved Over 2,500 Children From Human Trafficking in India

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 8, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Global Citizen met Ajeet Singh in London. Read more

  • 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