#Forced Marriage

  • Article: Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age
    Girls & Women

    Yet Another Malaysian Teen Married Off to Man Nearly Three Times Her Age

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 20, 2018

    Her father said he was driven by poverty to marry the 15-year-old off. Read more

  • Article: This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage
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    This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 17, 2018|Girls Not Brides

    Ruvimbo Tsopodzi took her case all the way to the country’s highest court. Read more

  • Article: The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM
    Girls & Women

    The UK and US Just Signed a Major Pledge to Crack Down on FGM

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 7, 2018

    A British survivor warned schoolgirls are being pressured into FGM in the playground. Read more

  • Article: The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking
    Girls & Women

    The End of China's Two-Child Policy Could Help Curb Human Trafficking

    Aug. 29, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Women have been trafficked from Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, and Laos and sold as brides. Read more

  • Article: Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband
    Girls & Women

    Sudan Teen Faces Renewed Threat of Death Penalty for Stabbing Rapist Husband

    By Joanna Prisco|Aug. 24, 2018

    The girl’s appeal has been suspiciously withdrawn, according to Equality Now. Read more

  • Article: Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse
    Girls & Women

    Young Gay Britons Are Getting Married Just to Avoid Abuse

    Aug. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Coming out in some cultures in the UK can lead to forced marriage, disownment, expulsion and abuse. Read more

  • Article: A Third More British Girls Are Being Forced into Marriage Abroad
    Girls & Women

    A Third More British Girls Are Being Forced into Marriage Abroad

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 20, 2018

    A leading charity warned that Britain isn't getting to grips with the problem. Read more

  • Article: Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'
    Girls & Women

    Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'

    July 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Noura's death sentence was overturned, but she still faces jail time. Read more