It reportedly took two weeks before the auction post about the South Sudanese girl was removed. By then, she was married.
These Cambodian women were promised a better life in China. Instead, they became pawns in a flourishing bride market.
What did you initially think of marriage as a young girl? My parents were Turkish, but I was brought up in Germany. I was
Six percent of girls in the country get married before they turn 18.
The Chechen leader was at first openly defiant, praising the suspected triggerman as a good patriot and a deeply religious
It was a risk worth taking -- not just for her own sake. But for the sake of the girls for whom she is now advocating. Last
Nada, whose video on YouTube has already garnered more than 2 million hits, hopes that the world will hear her message loud
If every girl is to go to school then we will have to end the practice of child brides. Universal education is not possible until children are able to grow up as girls -- not brides.
Like many of the girls I spent time with in Ethiopia's Amhara region earlier this year, Yeshi-Alem knows about not having choices. She was forced to marry when she was 10-years-old. A few years later, she gave birth to a boy and dropped out of school.
And here lies her secret to a successful, long career of matching over 154 couples. She swears that, so far, she has had only one failure. Only one couple broke up soon after marriage from the ones she matched over a span of 12 years.