#Ban Child Marriage

  • Article: Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time
    Girls & Women

    Meet the Women Who Are Fighting Child Marriage One African Country at a Time

    By Itumeleng Letsoalo|July 10, 2019

    Twelve million girls in Africa are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: Indian Fathers of Child Brides Are Trapped in Debt Due to Wedding Costs
    Girls & Women

    Indian Fathers of Child Brides Are Trapped in Debt Due to Wedding Costs

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Despite being illegal, nearly 27% of girls get married before they turn 18 in India. Read more

  • Article: International Charities Work to Help Malawi Girls Stay in School
    Education

    International Charities Work to Help Malawi Girls Stay in School

    Dec. 14, 2018|Voice of America

    Malawi has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world. Read more

  • Article: Proposed Iraq Law Would Allow Girls as Young as 9 to Marry
    Girls & Women

    Proposed Iraq Law Would Allow Girls as Young as 9 to Marry

    By Colleen Curry|Nov. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Instead of third grade, girls could be entering into marriage. Read more

  • Article: 7 Reasons Ending Child Marriage Is Absolutely Necessary — on International Day of the Girl Child
    Girls & Women

    7 Reasons Ending Child Marriage Is Absolutely Necessary — on International Day of the Girl Child

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 11, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    We’re still not doing enough. Read more

  • Article: Loopholes in US Laws Allowed for 200,000 Child Marriages: Report
    Girls & Women

    Loopholes in US Laws Allowed for 200,000 Child Marriages: Report

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 30, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Kids in the US get married to older adults all the time. Read more

  • Article: Jordan Has a Spike in Child Marriages as Syrian Refugees Settle In
    Girls & Women

    Jordan Has a Spike in Child Marriages as Syrian Refugees Settle In

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 7, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls miss out on education when they marry as teens. Read more

  • Article: Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions
    Girls & Women

    Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions

    By Colleen Curry|July 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This could be a monumental step forward for Honduras. Read more