AHA Foundation news on child marriage and forced marriage


April 12, 2017

Child marriage continues unabated in Georgia’s Azerbaijani communities

It was more than five years ago that her father unexpectedly came to school to pick up Aisha, […]
April 12, 2017

Households Against Child Marriage: An Innovative Approach From Ghana

The empowerment of indigenous women is one of several issues being discussed at the 61st Commission on the […]
April 12, 2017

Human Rights Mozambique schools use theatre to promote women’s rights as drought fuels child marriages

In Mozambique, the legal age of marriage is 18, or 16 with parental consent. But the UN International […]
April 12, 2017

Opinion: Could the entertainment industry help end child marriage?

We all love a good drama — be it on screen, in real life, or on the radio. […]
April 12, 2017

Child Marriage Act: President gives nod in Bangladesh

President Abdul Hamid yesterday signed three bills, including Child Marriage Restraint Bill 2017 that has a provision for […]
April 12, 2017

Kenya Becomes 19th Country To Launch The African Union Campaign To End Child Marriage

Kenya celebrated International Women’s Day yesterday by launching the African Union Campaign to End Child Marriage under the […]
April 12, 2017

New Jersey just became the first state to completely ban child marriage

The New Jersey legislature passed a bill Monday that will ban marriage for those under the age of […]
April 5, 2017

For Syrian refugees, child marriage robs a generation of its future

Cradling her baby boy in her arms, 17-year-old Kawthar Nawara walks into the single room she shares with […]
April 5, 2017

Child brides are a little-known, but very real, problem in America today

When she was 10, Safia Mahjebin started skipping school. She used to ride the New York City subways, […]
April 5, 2017

10 Powerful Photos That Expose What’s At Stake When Child Marriage Is The Norm

The skirt belongs to her mother, the scarf to a friend. The red necklace was a gift (“My […]
April 5, 2017

Child marriage poses great dangers

The New Hampshire House of Representatives is taking a beating for killing a bill that would have stopped […]
March 20, 2017

The Teen Brides of Nepal: Married With Children Before Their Time

Sumina Pariyar is just a teenager, but looks older than her 17 years as she holds her coughing […]
March 20, 2017

Traditional rulers institute fines to stem child marriage

Henceforth, any parent in the Jirapa District who gives out his or her daughter who is less than […]
March 20, 2017

Girls of Any Age Can Be Married in Bangladesh With New Law

A vague new child marriage law in Bangladesh invokes the parental permission loophole setting no minimum age for […]
March 20, 2017

Reluctant Mothers

The baby on Bharati’s lap could easily pass off for her kid brother. The sari and full sleeve […]
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