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August 23, 2016

Conflict in Syria: child marriage in the midst of a humanitarian crisis

The conflict in Syria has brought devastation to lives of millions of women, men and children. Though the […]
August 23, 2016

UN Launches Campaign Against Child Marriage In Northern Nigeria

Country Representative of UNFPA in Nigeria, Ratidzai Ndhlovu, gave the advice at the official launch of the Adolescent […]
August 23, 2016

In Guatemala, friends unite to end child marriage

Álida, Rosy and Mayra are three young campaigners living in Carchá municipality,Guatemala. They have been friends for years […]
August 23, 2016

Marrying minors in Indonesia

Child marriage is less common in Indonesia than in some corners of the world, notably South Asia and […]
August 23, 2016

Threat of marriage hangs over young Malian refugee girls in Mauritania

The 42,000 residents of Mbera camp are dealing with a crisis among their bored youth. Agencies here warn […]
August 23, 2016

Economic Consequences Of Child Marriage In Mozambique, And What It Will Take To End The Tradition

In April 2016, Mozambique launched a strategy to prevent and eliminate child marriage by 2019. The strategy illustrates a national commitment, but budgeting […]
August 23, 2016

From Morocco to Chad: the caravan to end child marriage that transcends borders

Every year, dozens of activists travel to Morocco’s most remote regions to raise awareness of child marriage. Since […]
August 23, 2016

Sierra Leone launches African Union campaign on child marriage

Yesterday, the Republic of Sierra Leone became the 15th country to launch the African Union campaign to end […]
August 22, 2016

Child Marriage Explained in 4 Charts

Though child marriage can seem like a faraway phenomenon to many Americans, there are more than 700 million women […]
August 18, 2016

An Indian Father Vows To Save His Daughter From A Marriage He Forced Her Into

It was one of the worst moments of Durga’s life: the morning her father suddenly announced that in […]
August 11, 2016

New Opening Times for Honor Network Helpline

Karma Nirvana are delighted to announce from August 1st 2016 we are extending our opening hours to evenings […]
August 9, 2016

Child brides sold for cows: The price of being a girl in South Sudan

In many communities here in one of the world’s poorest nations, daughters grow up with a single purpose: […]
August 9, 2016

Nepal: Rachana’s story, from potential child bride to community leader

At the age of 15, Rachana received a scholarship so she could continue her studies, but her father […]
August 9, 2016

Bangladesh: Tackling child marriage through offering education and accommodation to girls

The Church of Bangladesh is helping women out of poverty, in an area where child marriage was rife, […]
August 9, 2016

Sex education and the SADC Model Law: the key to ending child marriage in Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe, most child marriages take place after a girl becomes pregnant, but this could be avoided by […]

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