#Marriage

  • Article: Mothers' Names Will Finally Be Included on Marriage Certificates
    Girls & Women

    Mothers' Names Will Finally Be Included on Marriage Certificates

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 2, 2018

    Currently, only fathers’ details get a look in. Read more

  • Article: India’s Supreme Court Hints That It Supports a Woman’s Right to Choose Her Husband in Controversial Case
    Girls & Women

    India’s Supreme Court Hints That It Supports a Woman’s Right to Choose Her Husband in Controversial Case

    By Daniele Selby|Oct. 30, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Hadiya’s father petitioned to annul her marriage, but she says she consented to the marriage. Read more

  • Article: A Hotline Was Just Created to Help Prevent Honor Killings in Southern India
    Girls & Women

    A Hotline Was Just Created to Help Prevent Honor Killings in Southern India

    Aug. 10, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    "Many still live in fear." Read more

  • Article: Australian Anchor Calls Parliament’s Wavering on Gay Marriage 'Complete BS'
    Citizenship

    Australian Anchor Calls Parliament’s Wavering on Gay Marriage 'Complete BS'

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 8, 2017

    It was an on-air smackdown. Read more

  • Article: 9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women
    Girls & Women

    9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women

    By Joe McCarthy|June 6, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    An ugly and corrosive system. Read more

  • Article: Women undergo horrifying "leg lengthening" treatment for better marriage prospects
    Girls & Women

    Women undergo horrifying "leg lengthening" treatment for better marriage prospects

    By Meghan Werft|May 17, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The growing trend you won’t believe. Read more

  • Article: How 1 app is saving 100s of girls from child marriage
    Girls & Women

    How 1 app is saving 100s of girls from child marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|May 6, 2016

    Girls who have control over their bodies and future go on to make great contributions to society. Read more

  • Article: Mozambique launches ambitious plan to end all child marriages
    Girls & Women

    Mozambique launches ambitious plan to end all child marriages

    By Joe McCarthy|April 18, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Nearly half of the country's girls are married before they reach 18. Read more