#Child Marriage

  • Article: After Her Sister’s Murder, This UK Child Marriage Survivor Is Fighting to Change the Law

    After Her Sister’s Murder, This UK Child Marriage Survivor Is Fighting to Change the Law

    By James Hitchings-Hales|March 27, 2020

    Global Citizen talks to Payzee Mahmod — the activist and survivor fighting to ban child marriage. Read more

  • Article: 3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    3 Ways South African Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi Keeps Showing Up for Girls and Women

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 25, 2020

    She is using her platform as Miss Universe to support leadership and education. Read more

  • Feature: This Non-Profit Is Using Photography to Speak Out Against Child Marriage

    This Non-Profit Is Using Photography to Speak Out Against Child Marriage

    By Olivia KestinPia Gralki  and  Catherine Caruso|March 19, 2020

    Too Young to Wed aims to empower young girls everywhere. Read more

  • Article: 5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    5 Formidable Young Women Who Are Shaping Africa’s Future

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|March 6, 2020

    “Somewhere a girl is facing injustices — so it is my duty to address them.” Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Law Allows Men to Marry Girls After Their First Period

    Pakistan Law Allows Men to Marry Girls After Their First Period

    By Pia Gralki  and  Catherine Caruso|Feb. 11, 2020

    The ruling comes in direct violation of the Child Marriage Restraint Act. Read more

  • Article: Sister of 'Honour Killing' Victim Urges UK to Ban Child Marriage

    Sister of 'Honour Killing' Victim Urges UK to Ban Child Marriage

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 6, 2020

    England and Wales still allows 16 and 17-year-olds with parental consent. Read more

  • Article: Animated Short Film Highlights the Impact of Child Marriage on Young Girls

    Animated Short Film Highlights the Impact of Child Marriage on Young Girls

    By Catherine Caruso|Feb. 3, 2020

    Sitara: Let Girls Dream was written and directed by Academy Award-winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. Read more

  • 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