#Child Bride

  • Article: Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Aug. 27, 2019

    Every two seconds, a girl gets married. Read more

  • Article: Activists Worry Facebook Child Bride Auction in South Sudan Will Inspire More

    Activists Worry Facebook Child Bride Auction in South Sudan Will Inspire More

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Nov. 13, 2018

    More than 50% of South Sudanese girls are wed before their 18th birthday. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Survivors Say UK Law Legitimises 'Terrible' Abuse

    Child Marriage Survivors Say UK Law Legitimises 'Terrible' Abuse

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 23, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in Britain. Read more

  • Article: This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage

    This Incredible Former Child Bride Persuaded Her Country to Ban Child Marriage

    By Imogen Calderwood|Girls Not Brides|Sept. 17, 2018

    Ruvimbo Tsopodzi took her case all the way to the country’s highest court. Read more

  • Article: Turkish Wedding Photographer Stops Child Marriage He Was Hired to Shoot

    Turkish Wedding Photographer Stops Child Marriage He Was Hired to Shoot

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 12, 2018

    Turkey has one of the highest rates of child marriage in Europe. Read more

  • Article: Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World

    Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 23, 2018

    Norway's minimum marriage age is 18, but exceptions can be made for children as young as 16. Read more

  • Article: Married at 10 Months Old, This 19-Year-Old Now Wants Her Marriage Annulled

    Married at 10 Months Old, This 19-Year-Old Now Wants Her Marriage Annulled

    By Daniele Selby|April 11, 2018

    "I do not accept child marriage. I want to study," she said. Read more

  • Article: Why Missouri Is a ‘Destination Wedding Spot’ for 15-Year-Olds

    Why Missouri Is a ‘Destination Wedding Spot’ for 15-Year-Olds

    By Daniele Selby|March 12, 2018

    People have driven from across the country to obtain underage marriages in Missouri. Read more