#Child marriage

  • Article: 9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women
    Girls & Women

    9 Reasons Why Dowries Are Horrible for Women

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

    An ugly and corrosive system. Read more

  • Article: Undercover Video Shows Girl, 14, Married Off to Man 20 Years Older in Australia
    Girls & Women

    Undercover Video Shows Girl, 14, Married Off to Man 20 Years Older in Australia

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

    Child marriage was legal in Australia until 2013. Read more

  • Article: This Girl Stopped a Child Marriage in India. Now She Fears for Her Life.
    Girls & Women

    This Girl Stopped a Child Marriage in India. Now She Fears for Her Life.

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

    "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
    Girls & Women

    Groundbreaking Child Marriage Ban Is Blocked by Chris Christie

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

    The governor wants to make a few exceptions. Read more

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

    Afghanistan Reveals New Plan to Stop Staggering Child Marriage Problem

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

    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
    Girls & Women

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

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

    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
    Girls & Women

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

    Feb. 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

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

  • Article: These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt
    Girls & Women

    These Cousins, Aged 4 and 7, Are Now Engaged in Egypt

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 9, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    In Egypt, 17% of girls get married before the age of 18. Read more