#Child marriage

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

    The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering

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

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

  • Article: 9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women

    9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|June 6, 2017

    An ugly and corrosive system. Read more

  • Article: Australian Video Shows Girl, 14, Married to Man 20 Years Older

    Australian Video Shows Girl, 14, Married to Man 20 Years Older

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|May 22, 2017

    Child marriage was legal in Australia until 2013. Read more

  • Article: Indian Teen Who Reported a Child Marriage Now Fears For Her Life

    Indian Teen Who Reported a Child Marriage Now Fears For Her Life

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|May 17, 2017

    "I never imagined my daughter will have to pay such a price for doing noble work.” Read more

  • Article: Groundbreaking Child Marriage Ban Is Blocked by Chris Christie

    Groundbreaking Child Marriage Ban Is Blocked by Chris Christie

    By Joe McCarthy|CHIME FOR CHANGE|May 12, 2017

    The governor wants to make a few exceptions. Read more

  • Article: Afghanistan Reveals New Plan to Stop Staggering Child Marriage Problem

    Afghanistan Reveals New Plan to Stop Staggering Child Marriage Problem

    By Meghan Werft|CHIME FOR CHANGE|April 21, 2017

    One in three Afghan girls are married before age 18. Read more

  • Article: Malaysian MP Says Rape Victims Can Avoid ‘Bleak Future’ By Marrying Their Rapists

    Malaysian MP Says Rape Victims Can Avoid ‘Bleak Future’ By Marrying Their Rapists

    By James O'Hare|CHIME FOR CHANGE|April 5, 2017

    Yet another proposed solution that doesn’t involve men learning self-control. Read more

  • Article: After Escaping Marriage to Afghan Man, 70, in 10th Grade, Rihala Is Now Pursuing a Law Degree

    After Escaping Marriage to Afghan Man, 70, in 10th Grade, Rihala Is Now Pursuing a Law Degree

    From CHIME FOR CHANGE|Feb. 14, 2017

    “It’s the law that can protect people. Only the law," said Rihala. Read more