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  • 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: 50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown
    Girls & Women

    50 Girls Hospitalized After FGM in Burkina Faso, Dozens Arrested in Crackdown

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 19, 2018

    Girls as young as 10 months old were hospitalized after undergoing FGM. Read more

  • Article: Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice
    Girls & Women

    Rape Survivors in Mauritania Risk Jail for Justice

    Sept. 6, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sex outside of marriage in Mauritania is officially punishable by jail time and even stoning. Read more

  • 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