AHA Foundation news on child marriage and forced marriage


December 6, 2016

Cameroon Launches African Union Campaign To End Child Marriage

Today, Cameroon became the 16th country to launch the African Union campaign to end child marriage in Africa, […]
November 4, 2016

Problem of Child Marriage in Malawi Linked to Poverty

According to Girls Not Brides, Malawi has the highest rate of child marriages worldwide, with roughly one in […]
November 4, 2016

Parliamentarians key in ending child marriages

Zimbabwe joined the AU Campaign to end child marriages in mid-2015. The Ministry of Women’s Affairs, Gender and […]
November 4, 2016

Hidden Connections: Climate Change & Child Marriage in Bangledesh

It was after floods washed away her family’s river-front land in Bangladesh’s northern Jamalpur district that Brishti Rafiq’s […]
November 4, 2016

Syrian girls are being pushed into child marriage in Lebanese refugee camps

Rates of child marriage have increased dramatically as a result of mass migration worldwide. Humanitarian crises greatly exacerbate […]
November 4, 2016

Photo Essay: Acting and Chatting to End Early Marriage in Malawi

When Malawi passed a law banning child marriage last year, activists applauded it as a significant first step […]
November 4, 2016

Unchained at Last founded by ex-Orthodox Jewish bride aids women and girls escape forced marriages

In 2011, Fraidy Reiss founded Unchained at Last, a New Jersey nonprofit that has helped 250 girls and women […]
November 3, 2016

Vietnam hosts a national workshop to end child marriage

Child marriage is prevalent across Vietnam, with almost all localities recording child marriage cases, which have serious consequences […]
November 3, 2016

Five year child marriage eradication project launched in Ghana

A five-year project aimed at eradicating child marriage in some parts of the country has been launched in […]
November 3, 2016

Why the world depends on our attitude towards ten-year-old girls

A new report by the United Nation Population Fund finds that our collective future rests on how we support the world’s 60 […]
October 28, 2016

This Pakistani mother was married off as a child — but she didn’t let it stop her

One in five girls in Pakistan gets married by the age of 18. Many are poor. And many get […]
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 […]
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