#Child marriage

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

    UN Finds 115 Million 'Child Grooms' Around the World

    June 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Girls & Women

    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: Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage: Everything You Need to Know

    By Daniele Selby  and  Carmen Singer|Feb. 21, 2018

    Every two seconds, a little girl gets married. Read more

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

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

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

    “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
    Girls & Women

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

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

    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
    Girls & Women

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

    Oct. 25, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    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
    Girls & Women

    Over 20,000 Girls Are Married Off Illegally Every Day

    Oct. 11, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering
    Girls & Women

    The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering

    By Meghan Werft|July 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Some states still allow girls as young as 13 to marry. Read more