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Kentucky Bill To Outlaw Child Marriage Stalled Amid Conservative Concerns
The Family Foundation of Kentucky opposes child marriage but wants to preserve parents’ say in their kids’ lives.
Weekend Roundup: Rohingya Plight Stirs Global Conscience
Editor-in-chief, The WorldPost
The brutal crackdown on Myanmar’s Muslim minority is a reminder of ethnic violence in Rwanda and Bosnia.
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How Do You Stamp Out Child Marriage? Start With The Wedding Singer
Freelance Turkish Journalist, East West Center Fellow
Gülmay Gümüşhan is fighting to end child marriage in Turkey, one business at a time.
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New York's Child Marriage 'Ban' Still Doesn't Protect Girls
Nepal has stricter child marriage laws than New York does.
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Meet The Afghan Girl Who Raps Against Women's Oppression
By Vasiliki Zioga, HuffPost Greece
The former bride for sale, the subject of a new documentary, became a women's rights activist.
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Child Marriage Is Illegal In Nepal. But Nearly 40% Of Girls Wed Before 18
By Gopal Sharma, Reuters
It was outlawed 5 decades ago, but the law is seldom enforced and complaints are rarely investigated.
Zarif Sahin: The Voice for Child Brides
Renata M. Black
Zarif Sahin captivated and moved me with her honesty, bravery, and commitment to serve others. She demonstrates the good
Poem Exposes The Gut-Wrenching Anonymity Of Child Brides
"No one ever talks to the bride."
Teaching Girls They're More Than 'Reproductive And Domestic' Cuts Child Marriage Rates
“It was about girls articulating what they wanted.”
Toby Melville / Reuters
How This Afghan Teen Escaped Child Marriage With A Rap Song
“I started to rap to talk about the painful experience of being a girl.”
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How This Female Chief Broke Up 850 Child Marriages In Malawi
“Whether you like it or not, I want these marriages to be terminated.”
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Child Bride Expected To Move In With Husband At 18 — But She’d Rather Study
“I could not go through with my marriage. This is my decision. This is my life.”
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How schooling can save African girls from becoming child brides
The Conversation Africa
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Proven links between education and empowerment Such campaigns also shouldn't ignore girls who are already married. They could
Most Child Brides Are Asian Or African. So Why Do Viral Videos Use White Girls?
Why the inaccurate representation?
Every Daughter Sold into Marriage Has a Mother
Author, Mother-Daughter Therapist/Coach, Lecturer
I wonder how Sonita's mother feels about her daughter's bid for freedom. Is she able to support her daughter or does she feel ashamed of her behavior? How does she feel about her daughter finding her voice as a rapper? Does her daughter's strength to speak her truth in public scare her?
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