#Child Marriage

  • Article: Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High
    Girls & Women

    Forced Marriage Reports in UK Reach Record High

    May 24, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Britain banned forced marriage in 2014 but there have only been two convictions since. Read more

  • Article: Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides
    Girls & Women

    Christian Pakistani Girls Are Being Trafficked to China as Child Brides

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 8, 2019

    Nearly 1,000 young girl have been sold as brides to Chinese men through trafficking rings. Read more

  • Article: How This Brave Ethiopian Teen Stopped Her Own Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    How This Brave Ethiopian Teen Stopped Her Own Child Marriage

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 11, 2019

    “Know the law and your rights.” Read more

  • Article: Poverty and Hunger — Not Tradition — Are Now the Main Drivers of Child Marriage in South Sudan
    Girls & Women

    Poverty and Hunger — Not Tradition — Are Now the Main Drivers of Child Marriage in South Sudan

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 19, 2019

    Oxfam reports more young girls are turning to marriage in the wake of conflict. Read more

  • Feature: London Fashion Week Just Took a Stand on FGM and Women's Reproductive Rights
    FeatureGirls & Women

    London Fashion Week Just Took a Stand on FGM and Women's Reproductive Rights

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 19, 2019

    What does a fashion show inspired by 25 years of reproductive rights look like? We went to find out. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Will Soon Only Allow Girls Over 18 to Marry
    Girls & Women

    Pakistan Will Soon Only Allow Girls Over 18 to Marry

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 31, 2019

    A new bill passed in the senate unanimously. Read more

  • Article: 9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won
    Girls & Women

    9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 17, 2019

    Because we can all make change happen. Read more

  • Article: 7 Ways the World Got Closer to Ending Child Marriage in 2018
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    7 Ways the World Got Closer to Ending Child Marriage in 2018

    Dec. 20, 2018|Girls Not Brides

    Children are still getting married every year — but we’re getting ever closer to stopping it. Read more