##LeveltheLaw

  • Article: Somalia Will Pursue Its First FGM Prosecution After Death of 10-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    Somalia Will Pursue Its First FGM Prosecution After Death of 10-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 26, 2018

    Approximately 98% of girls and women in Somalia have undergone FGM. Read more

  • Article: The Very Important Reason Malaysians Are Saying #StudentNotSpouse
    Girls & Women

    The Very Important Reason Malaysians Are Saying #StudentNotSpouse

    By Daniele Selby|July 24, 2018

    People are calling for an end to child marriage in the country. Read more

  • Article: Spain Introduces 'Yes Means Yes' Consent Law After Shocking Sexual Assault Case
    Girls & Women

    Spain Introduces 'Yes Means Yes' Consent Law After Shocking Sexual Assault Case

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|July 18, 2018

    "If they say ‘no’ it means ‘no,’ and if they don't say ‘yes,’ it means no," the prime minister said. Read more

  • Article: 41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 2, 2018

    Under Malaysian civil law, the marriage is still unrecognized, but is valid under Islamic law. Read more

  • Feature: This American Girl Was Forced to Marry a Stranger in a Religious 'Cult' at Age 15
    FeatureGirls & Women

    This American Girl Was Forced to Marry a Stranger in a Religious 'Cult' at Age 15

    By Daniele Selby|June 28, 2018

    “This happens across all kinds of religions and backgrounds here in the US.” 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: Oprah, Meryl Streep, and Other Celebs Put World Leaders on Blast Over Gender Inequality
    Girls & Women

    Oprah, Meryl Streep, and Other Celebs Put World Leaders on Blast Over Gender Inequality

    By Daniele Selby|May 21, 2018

    "Poverty is sexist." Read more

  • Article: Catcallers Could Soon Be Fined Up to $885 in This European Country
    Girls & Women

    Catcallers Could Soon Be Fined Up to $885 in This European Country

    By Daniele Selby|May 18, 2018

    The French National Assembly passed a bill to ensure "women are not afraid to be outside." Read more