Forced marriages

Human rights activists are deeply concerned about a draft law being considered in Iraq that would permit men to marry girls as young as nine.

Read more here: http://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Iraq-law-would-allow-9-year-old-girls-to-marry-5319224.php

March 17, 2014

Human rights activists are deeply concerned about a draft law being considered in Iraq that would permit men to marry girls as young as nine.

Human rights activists are deeply concerned about a draft law being considered in Iraq that would permit men […]
February 11, 2014

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation (FGM) in New York City is now available online.

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation […]
January 23, 2014

The AHA Foundation funded a recent survey of immigrant populations in New York conducted by researchers at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan that shows that the issue of forced marriage is very much alive and probably underdocumented.

In the United States, forced marriages take place but usually remain hidden from public view. The AHA Foundation, […]
January 23, 2014

Cultural traditions and a lack of legal protections are driving tens of millions of girls around the world into early marriage, subjecting them to violence, poverty and mistreatment.

Cultural traditions and a lack of legal protections are driving tens of millions of girls around the world […]
January 23, 2014

Too many young Londoners are “morally ambiguous” about forced marriage and must be taught about human rights, campaigners warned today.

Too many young Londoners are  “morally ambiguous” about forced marriage and must be taught about human rights, campaigners […]