#Ban Child Marriage

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

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Jan. 16, 2019

    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

    International Charities Work to Help Malawi Girls Stay in School

    From Voice of America|Dec. 14, 2018

    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

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

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

    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

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

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

    We’re still not doing enough. Read more

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

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

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

    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

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

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

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

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

    Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions

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

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