#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

    June 18, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    June 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    March 29, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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