#child marriage

  • Article: Indonesian Lawmaker Calls for an End to Child Marriage 'Hell'

    Indonesian Lawmaker Calls for an End to Child Marriage 'Hell'

    Aug. 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indonesia has one of the worst records for underage marriage. Read more

  • Article: South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    South Sudanese 'Superwoman' Wins Award for Helping Children of Rape Survivors

    March 19, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    These children are often vulnerable to recruitment by armed groups. Read more

  • Article: After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    Feb. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 10,500 girls in Jordan were married before reaching their 18th birthdays in 2017. Read more

  • Article: This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride

    This Community Came Together to Rescue a Kenyan Child Bride

    Jan. 16, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 1 in 4 girls in Kenya are married before they reach the legal age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Is Saudi Arabia on the Road to Ending Child Marriage?

    Is Saudi Arabia on the Road to Ending Child Marriage?

    Jan. 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children married young are more likely to leave school, face domestic abuse, and live in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage in the US Still Exists, and This Coalition Wants to End It

    Child Marriage in the US Still Exists, and This Coalition Wants to End It

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 12, 2018

    Child marriage is still legal in 48 states in the US. Read more

  • Article: 16-Year-Old Girl in South Sudan Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage

    16-Year-Old Girl in South Sudan Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage

    Nov. 7, 2018|Voice of America

    A Facebook photo shows an expressionless girl next to a short, smiling older man. Read more

  • Article: Child Bride Refugees Spur Sweden to Tighten Marriage Law

    Child Bride Refugees Spur Sweden to Tighten Marriage Law

    Oct. 24, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Under a law, expected to come into force in January, Sweden will invalidate all underage marriages. Read more