#laws

  • Article: After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    After Changing Jordan's Rape Law, This Lawmaker Is Now Tackling Child Marriage

    Feb. 13, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Nearly 10,500 girls in Jordan were married before reaching their 18th birthdays in 2017. Read more

  • Article: 5 US Laws That Reinforce Period Taboos
    Water & Sanitation

    5 US Laws That Reinforce Period Taboos

    By David Brand|March 16, 2018

    Tampon taxes and substandard sex ed continue to prop up period taboos. Read more

  • Article: Marital Rape Is Still Legal in Morocco Despite Brand New Domestic Violence Law
    Girls & Women

    Marital Rape Is Still Legal in Morocco Despite Brand New Domestic Violence Law

    March 1, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The law fails to define domestic violence or outlaw marital rape. Read more

  • Article: Orphaned Refugee Children Could be Blocked From Reuniting With Families in the UK After Brexit, UNICEF Boss Warns
    Citizenship

    Orphaned Refugee Children Could be Blocked From Reuniting With Families in the UK After Brexit, UNICEF Boss Warns

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 4, 2017

    He says the UK needs a law change to protect children. Read more

  • Article: Not so fast: Judge blocks anti-gay law in Mississippi
    Citizenship

    Not so fast: Judge blocks anti-gay law in Mississippi

    By Meghan Werft|July 1, 2016

    House Bill 1523 wanted to do what? Read more

  • Article: LGBTQ laws around the world
    Citizenship

    LGBTQ laws around the world

    By Garima Bakshi|June 18, 2016

    Homosexuality is illegal in 73 countries. Read more