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This piece focuses on the idea that governments currently forming sustainable development goals to change the world by 2030 should focus on an end to child marriage. Child marriage is related to poverty, illness, and a lack of education for girls. There is also a connection between child marriage and infant mortality rates. The far-reaching effects of child marriage necessitate that this issue be at the forefront of these development goals.

Read the full piece at: http://www.theguardian.com/global-development-professionals-network/2015/apr/10/sustainable-development-goals-ending-child-marriage-target

May 20, 2015

Ending Child Marriage as a Goal for Sustainable Development

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Texas Honor Killing Case Involved Entire Family

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Profile of Ayaan and Heretic in Canada’s The Globe and Mail

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