#Child Marriage

  • Article: This Woman Is Fighting for Gender Equality at the Forefront of Lebanon's Uprising

    This Woman Is Fighting for Gender Equality at the Forefront of Lebanon's Uprising

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 22, 2019

    Activists want an end to discriminatory laws in the wake of economic turmoil. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Recommit to Transform the World for Girls and Women by 2030 at Nairobi Summit

    World Leaders Recommit to Transform the World for Girls and Women by 2030 at Nairobi Summit

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 15, 2019

    Over 1,200 announcements and commitments will address maternal deaths, family planning, and more. Read more

  • Article: 5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    5 Powerful Points Made By Kenya's President at Kickoff of Major Global Family Planning Conference

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 14, 2019

    Global Citizen's at the International Conference on Population and Development in Nairobi. Read more

  • Article: The Tanzanian Court Just Banned Child Marriage in the Country For Good

    The Tanzanian Court Just Banned Child Marriage in the Country For Good

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 23, 2019

    Now boys and girls cannot legally marry until the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    #HandsOffOurGirls: Africa’s First Ladies Demand an End to Child Marriage

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Oct. 11, 2019

    There are 12 million girls in Africa who are forced into marriage before they’re 18 years old. Read more

  • Article: 7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

    7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2019

    Child marriage, poverty, and period stigma are stopping girls from realizing their dreams. Read more

  • Feature: 'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2019

    Tammy Monteiro was married at 16 in Massachusetts. Marriage before 18 is still legal there today. Read more

  • Feature: Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

    Child Marriages Happen in the US, Too. Here’s Everything You Need to Know.

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 3, 2019

    Child marriage disproportionately affects girls and is still legal in some form in 48 states. Read more