#Child Brides

  • Article: Indonesia's Top Court Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Indonesia's Top Court Just Took a Major Step Toward Ending Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 13, 2018

    More than 1.4 million Indonesian girls and women alive today were married as children. Read more

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

    Child Marriage Survivors Say UK Law Legitimises 'Terrible' Abuse

    Oct. 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Child marriage is still legal in Britain. Read more

  • Article: Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story
    Girls & Women

    Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    July 18, 2018|UK Department for International Development

    “I was really young on my wedding day. And I didn’t know we’d have sex that night." Read more

  • Article: Underage Marriage Should Be Considered a Form of Child Labor, Activist Says
    Girls & Women

    Underage Marriage Should Be Considered a Form of Child Labor, Activist Says

    June 28, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Child brides are often made to drop of out school and perform domestic work. Read more

  • Article: This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh
    Finance & Innovation

    This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh

    May 7, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than half of all Bangladeshi girls are married before they turn 18. Read more

  • Article: Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US
    Girls & Women

    Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US

    By Daniele Selby|May 4, 2018

    Currently, child marriage remains legal in some form in all 50 states. Read more

  • Article: Indian Child Brides Are Being Sold As Sex Slaves and Servants, Officials Say
    Girls & Women

    Indian Child Brides Are Being Sold As Sex Slaves and Servants, Officials Say

    May 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Child marriage in India has been cut in half, but it's still a common practice in some areas. Read more

  • Article: More Than 78,400 Children in the US Were Married Between 2010 and 2014
    Girls & Women

    More Than 78,400 Children in the US Were Married Between 2010 and 2014

    By Daniele Selby|April 26, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in some form in every state. Read more