AHA Foundation news on child marriage and forced marriage


December 3, 2017

In Some Evangelical Circles, Grown Men Pursuing Teens Isn’t All That Unusual – Huffington Post

In the fundamentalist Christian circles that Samantha Field grew up in, the word “courtship” doesn’t evoke romantic images of […]
December 3, 2017

5 Reasons Why Child Marriage Affects Us All – Huffington Post

Our ambitious Sustainable Development Goals agenda serves to create progress that will improve lives across the world. But […]
December 3, 2017

Helping girls to study rather than become child brides – BBC News

Until you see it, it is difficult to conceive how much work many Rajasthani girls have to do […]
December 3, 2017

Sweden Legalizes Child Marriages For Immigrants – EU Today

Sweden has legalized child marriages for immigrant pedophiles who wish to stay married to their underaged wives. In […]
December 3, 2017

The Guardian view on child marriage: wedlock is a padlock for girls – The Guardian

What kind of place would set the age of consent at 17 – but allow pregnant girls as […]
November 24, 2017

Ohio lawmaker wants to limit child marriage – Dayton Daily News

Efforts to reform Ohio’s child marriage laws, which currently allow children of any age to marry if they […]
November 24, 2017

Why Child Marriage Persists In Mexico – NPR

A dozen young women sit in a stuffy, gnat-filled room in a community center in Coatecas Altas, part […]
November 24, 2017

Legislator: Don’t allow children to marry – Arizona Capitol Times

Saying 18 is plenty young enough, a Scottsdale lawmaker wants to repeal existing Arizona laws that allow children […]
November 21, 2017

FBI: Flint-area man offered to buy child for sex, marriage – MLive

A Flint-area man sought to pay $100 a month for a girl age 7 to 10 years old […]
November 21, 2017

Family Law Section all in on closing the child marriage loophole – Florida Bar News

Her email username is “forgivingtheunforgivable.” And Sherrie Von Johnson, who describes herself as “an advocate as well as […]
November 14, 2017

‘Catastrophic’ Iraq law could legalise marriage for children as young as nine – The Guardian

A new law that could legalise marriage for children as young as nine in Iraq would be “catastrophic”, setting back […]
November 14, 2017

Forced to wed at 19, U.S. campaigner works to save others from child marriage – Reuters

After being married off at the age of 19 to an abusive husband by her ultra-Orthodox Jewish family […]
November 10, 2017

World US blasts Iraq over draft law allowing child marriage – Kudistan24

State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert strongly criticized the Iraqi parliament’s approval, in principle, of a draft law that […]
November 10, 2017

How some glue and a rusty bike helped a Nepalese girl escape child marriage – The Guardian

We’ve never had this many female pupils before,” says principal Lal Chandra Pandey as the class opens their […]
November 10, 2017

In child marriage debate, some want flexibility with older teens – FL Politics

As lawmakers in both the House and the Senate push for a strict ban on minors getting married, […]
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