January 24, 2017

An Interview with Qadar Issa, Survivor of Kidnapping and Honor Violence

Honor violence most often hurts women and girls, but it can also affect men and boys. One of […]
January 13, 2017

Women’s Rights Are a National Security Issue

The Trump transition team asked the State Department last week to submit details of programs and jobs that […]
November 21, 2016

Turkish bill clears men of statutory rape if they marry

A bill which would allow men accused of raping underage girls to be cleared if they marry the […]
November 16, 2016

With her First Novel, “Stained,” Abda Khan Gives Voice and Hope to Thousands Suffering in the Name of Honor

In her first novel Stained, Abda Khan, a British-Pakistani lawyer, portrays the struggles of an immigrant girl who […]
November 16, 2016

Once “a Shell of a Person Living in a Haze” of Forced Marriage, Nina Van Harn Fights Back and Wins the First Case of Forced Marriage Annulment in the State of Michigan

The image most often associated with a woman or girl who is forced into marriage is that of […]
October 24, 2016

New rules to help end child marriage in Cameroon

“I was forced into marriage by my father at the age of 14,” Faouzia Yaya, now 17, told […]
October 24, 2016

Malawian chief annuls 300 child marriages, sends kids to school

A Malawian traditional leader has taken it upon herself to discourage the prevalence of child marriages within her […]
October 24, 2016

International Day of the Girl Child: Emma Watson issues impassioned plea on child marriage

Emma Watson today issued an impassioned plea to end child marriage to mark the International Day of the Girl Child.   The […]
October 24, 2016

Pakistan passes anti-honour killings and anti-rape bills

A joint session of the Parliament unanimously approved anti-honour killing and anti-rape bills moved by PPP Senator Farhatullah […]
October 24, 2016

8 insights to end child marriage

Last year, we saw a major milestone reached in the campaign to end child marriage. The first global […]
October 24, 2016

To Stop Child Marriage We Need To Stop Failing Girls At School

Today, International Day of the Girl Child gives us an opportunity to reflect on the perils faced by […]
October 24, 2016

Child brides: The Syrian girls pushed into early marriage

Child marriage is on the rise among Syrian refugees. Without the means to provide for their families, parents […]
October 24, 2016

Her in-laws may have stolen her passport, but this woman escaped her abusive marriage anyway

The incredible story of one woman’s escape from a marriage arranged by her parents, as shared through Facebook […]
October 18, 2016

Five Things About Honor Violence You Need to Know

#1 Not all honor violence results in killings Honor killings are the most extreme form of honor violence. […]