#Child Marriage

  • 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|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

  • Article: Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder
    Girls & Women

    Entering a Child Marriage in Thailand Just Got Harder

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 14, 2018

    Children under the age of 17 now need more than parental approval under Islamic law. Read more

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

    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: This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award
    Girls & Women

    This Inspiring Anti-Child Marriage Advocate Just Won a Major Award

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 13, 2018

    Rebeca Gyumi will receive the UN’s 2018 Human Rights Prize. Read more

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    This 14-Year-Old Went Straight to the Police When Her Parents Tried to Force Her to Marry

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Nov. 20, 2018

    Here’s how girls like Mestawet Mekuria are empowered to control their own lives. Read more

  • Article: Activists Worry Facebook Child Bride Auction in South Sudan Will Inspire More
    Girls & Women

    Activists Worry Facebook Child Bride Auction in South Sudan Will Inspire More

    Nov. 13, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    More than 50% of South Sudanese girls are wed before their 18th birthday. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Survivors Are Calling on the US to End 'Legal Rape'
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Survivors Are Calling on the US to End 'Legal Rape'

    Oct. 25, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    New Jersey and Delaware banned child marriage just this year and were the first states to do so. Read more