#Forced Marriage

  • Article: UK Teenager Saved From Forced Marriage By 'Find My iPhone' App
    Girls & Women

    UK Teenager Saved From Forced Marriage By 'Find My iPhone' App

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 30, 2018

    Her father was threatening to kill her if she didn’t go ahead with the wedding. Read more

  • Article: Tennessee Just Took a Big Step Toward Ending Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Tennessee Just Took a Big Step Toward Ending Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|May 24, 2018

    Previously, there was no minimum age of marriage if a parent and judge consented to the union. Read more

  • 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: English Mum Found Guilty of Forcing Teen Daughter to Marry 33-Year-Old Man
    Girls & Women

    English Mum Found Guilty of Forcing Teen Daughter to Marry 33-Year-Old Man

    By James Hitchings-Hales|May 23, 2018

    It’s the first successful conviction for forced marriage in England. Read more

  • Article: Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear
    Girls & Women

    Swedish Girls Fearing Forced Marriage Told to Hide Spoon in Underwear

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Gothenburg officials advise girls to hide the spoon in order to alert airport security. Read more

  • Article: There Were Nearly 1,200 Forced Marriage Cases in the UK Last Year
    Girls & Women

    There Were Nearly 1,200 Forced Marriage Cases in the UK Last Year

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 11, 2018

    The youngest potential victim was just 2 years old. Read more

  • Article: Delaware Is the First State Ever to Ban Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Delaware Is the First State Ever to Ban Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|May 10, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in some form in every other state in the US. Read more

  • Article: Nigeria’s Army Just Rescued 1,000 Hostages From Boko Haram’s Grasp
    Girls & Women

    Nigeria’s Army Just Rescued 1,000 Hostages From Boko Haram’s Grasp

    By Daniele Selby|May 8, 2018

    The militant group has kidnapped thousands of girls and women in the last nine years. Read more