#Child marriage

  • Article: Indonesia Just Outlawed Child Marriage — A Huge Win for Gender Equality

    Indonesia Just Outlawed Child Marriage — A Huge Win for Gender Equality

    By Gabrielle Deonath  and  Pia Gralki|Sept. 24, 2019

    Previously, religious and local authorities could permit girls of any age to marry. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Aug. 27, 2019

    Every two seconds, a girl gets married. Read more

  • Article: UN Finds 115 Million 'Child Grooms' Around the World

    UN Finds 115 Million 'Child Grooms' Around the World

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 7, 2019

    About 765 million boys and girls out of 2.2 billion children globally are already married. Read more

  • Article: Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage

    Why Experts Say Tucker Carlson Is Totally Wrong About Child Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|March 11, 2019

    Thousands of girls get married in the US each year. Read more

  • Article: Girls as Young as 12 Married to Older Men in Worsening Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    Girls as Young as 12 Married to Older Men in Worsening Rohingya Refugee Crisis

    By Daniele Selby|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 30, 2017

    “I have no father and I was a great burden on my mother so it’s better I got married.” Read more

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Was Nominated for an International Peace Prize

    This 14-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Was Nominated for an International Peace Prize

    By Daniele Selby|CHIME FOR CHANGE|Nov. 8, 2017

    Akbar is an anti-child marriage and anti-corporal punishment advocate from the same area as Malala. Read more

  • Article: Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country

    Sierra Leone's First Lady Reveals Her Plan to End Child Marriage in Her Country

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 25, 2017

    The first lady was the first to propose a meeting of African leaders to eradicate child marriage. Read more

  • Article: Over 20,000 Girls Are Married Off Illegally Every Day

    Over 20,000 Girls Are Married Off Illegally Every Day

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Oct. 11, 2017

    About 7.5 million girls become child brides every year in countries where early marriage is banned. Read more