#Forced Marriage

  • Article: A Third More British Girls Are Being Forced into Marriage Abroad

    A Third More British Girls Are Being Forced into Marriage Abroad

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Aug. 20, 2018

    A leading charity warned that Britain isn't getting to grips with the problem. Read more

  • Article: Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    Married at 3, Divorced at 7: Two Ethiopian Girls Share Their Story

    From UK Department for International Development|July 18, 2018

    “I was really young on my wedding day. And I didn’t know we’d have sex that night." Read more

  • Article: Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'

    Sudanese Child Bride Jailed for Killing Her Rapist Appeals for 'Unconditional Freedom'

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 13, 2018

    Noura's death sentence was overturned, but she still faces jail time. Read more

  • Article: Court Overturns Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Killed Her Rapist

    Court Overturns Death Sentence for Sudanese Teen Bride Who Killed Her Rapist

    By Daniele Selby|June 26, 2018

    Noura Hussein was forced into an early marriage and sentenced to death for defending herself. Read more

  • Article: New Jersey Is the Second State in the US to End Child Marriage

    New Jersey Is the Second State in the US to End Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|June 22, 2018

    The Garden State officially banned the human rights violation. Read more

  • Article: UK Teenager Saved From Forced Marriage By 'Find My iPhone' App

    UK Teenager Saved From Forced Marriage By 'Find My iPhone' App

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 30, 2018

    Her father was threatening to kill her if she didn’t go ahead with the wedding. Read more

  • Article: Tennessee Just Took a Big Step Toward Ending Child Marriage

    Tennessee Just Took a Big Step Toward Ending Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|May 24, 2018

    Previously, there was no minimum age of marriage if a parent and judge consented to the union. Read more

  • Article: Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World

    Norway Just Banned Child Marriage and Set an Example for the World

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|May 23, 2018

    Norway's minimum marriage age is 18, but exceptions can be made for children as young as 16. Read more