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

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

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

    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.

    This Girl Stopped a Child Marriage in India. Now She 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