#Law

  • Article: Sister of 'Honour Killing' Victim Urges UK to Ban Child Marriage

    Sister of 'Honour Killing' Victim Urges UK to Ban Child Marriage

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 6, 2020

    England and Wales still allows 16 and 17-year-olds with parental consent. Read more

  • Article: There's a 195-Year-Old Law That Makes Rough Sleeping Illegal, But This Group Wants to Scrap It

    There's a 195-Year-Old Law That Makes Rough Sleeping Illegal, But This Group Wants to Scrap It

    By Helen Lock|June 19, 2019

    Homelessness charity Crisis says the Vagrancy Act deters people who are homeless seeking help. Read more

  • Article: Hindu Temple no Longer Forbidden for Women of Menstruating Age

    Hindu Temple no Longer Forbidden for Women of Menstruating Age

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 6, 2019

    The decision follows months of unrest. Read more

  • Article: 9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won

    9 Times Completely Fearless Women Took on the Law and Won

    By Imogen Calderwood  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 17, 2019

    Because we can all make change happen. Read more

  • Article: President Trump Signs Law Protecting Girls' Education in Emergency Settings
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    President Trump Signs Law Protecting Girls' Education in Emergency Settings

    By Joe McCarthy|Jan. 15, 2019

    It will allow for "safe, primary, and secondary education for displaced children." Read more

  • Article: Trump Administration Proposes Rule to Deny Citizenship to Poor Immigrants

    Trump Administration Proposes Rule to Deny Citizenship to Poor Immigrants

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 24, 2018

    “It’s a bit like the creation of a castelike system.” Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Women Become Their Own Lawyers to Win Divorce and Custody Battles

    Kenyan Women Become Their Own Lawyers to Win Divorce and Custody Battles

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|July 31, 2018

    Unable to meet high legal fees, hundreds of women in Kenya are becoming their own advocates. Read more

  • Article: Single Mom Who Went Into Labor During Exams Graduates From Harvard Law School

    Single Mom Who Went Into Labor During Exams Graduates From Harvard Law School

    By Daniele Selby|June 4, 2018

    "They said that because of you I wouldn't be able to do this ... I did this BECAUSE OF YOU.” Read more