#Child Brides

  • Article: West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say

    West Africa Must End Child Marriage to Stop Violence in Sahel Region, Experts Say

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 18, 2019

    The Sahel region has the highest birth and child marriage rate in the world. Read more

  • Article: Divorced at 11, Yemeni Filmmaker Is Using Her Lens to Fight For Women's Rights

    Divorced at 11, Yemeni Filmmaker Is Using Her Lens to Fight For Women's Rights

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 4, 2019

    In Yemen, 32% girls get married before the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Syrian Mothers Are Turning to Child Marriage to Secure Property for Their Families

    Syrian Mothers Are Turning to Child Marriage to Secure Property for Their Families

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 29, 2019

    Only 4% of female refugees had properties in Syria registered under their name. Read more

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

    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

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

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

    From UK Department for International Development|July 18, 2018

    “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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 28, 2018

    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

    This App Hopes to Reduce Child Marriages in Bangladesh

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 7, 2018

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