#Children's Rights

  • Article: Finland's Justice Minister Is Calling for a Child Marriage Ban
    Girls & Women

    Finland's Justice Minister Is Calling for a Child Marriage Ban

    By Daniele Selby|July 5, 2018

    The minimum marriage age in Finland is 18, but special exceptions can be — and are — made. Read more

  • Article: 41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl
    Girls & Women

    41-Year-Old Man Fined Just $450 Over Marriage to 11-Year-Old Girl

    By Daniele Selby|July 2, 2018

    Under Malaysian civil law, the marriage is still unrecognized, but is valid under Islamic law. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds of Women Arrested on Capitol Hill During Peaceful Immigration Protest
    Citizenship

    Hundreds of Women Arrested on Capitol Hill During Peaceful Immigration Protest

    By Daniele Selby|June 29, 2018

    Thousands of people marched on Capitol Hill on Thursday, calling for ICE to be abolished. Read more

  • Feature: This American Girl Was Forced to Marry a Stranger in a Religious 'Cult' at Age 15
    FeatureGirls & Women

    This American Girl Was Forced to Marry a Stranger in a Religious 'Cult' at Age 15

    By Daniele Selby|June 28, 2018

    “This happens across all kinds of religions and backgrounds here in the US.” Read more

  • Article: More Children Are Being Killed or Maimed in Conflicts Than Ever Before: UN
    Citizenship

    More Children Are Being Killed or Maimed in Conflicts Than Ever Before: UN

    By Joanna Prisco|June 28, 2018

    The suffering occurred worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Federal Judge Orders Trump to Reunite Migrant Families Within 30 Days
    Citizenship

    Federal Judge Orders Trump to Reunite Migrant Families Within 30 Days

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|June 27, 2018

    More than 2,000 children are still being detained and separated from their parents. Read more

  • Article: The US Is Forced to Stop Separating and Detaining Migrant Families — For Now
    Citizenship

    The US Is Forced to Stop Separating and Detaining Migrant Families — For Now

    By Daniele Selby|June 26, 2018

    The administration isn't changing its policy. It’s "simply out of resources." Read more

  • Article: How You Can Still Help Migrant Families Being Separated at the Border
    Citizenship

    How You Can Still Help Migrant Families Being Separated at the Border

    By Daniele Selby|June 20, 2018

    Trump just signed an executive order reversing his policy, but help is still very much needed. Read more