AHA Foundation news on child marriage and forced marriage


January 15, 2018

New Hampshire HB 1739 Media Release

MEDIA ALERT: FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION & CHILD MARRIAGE EXPERT SPEAKING IN NEW HAMPSHIRE THIS WEEK AVAILABLE FOR INTERVIEW […]
December 19, 2017

Child marriage is a criminal injustice – Daily Nation

Can there be such a thing as child marriage? Not for the African Union Goodwill Ambassador spearheading the […]
December 19, 2017

Crashing a wedding, saving a child bride: App helps girl avoid child marriage – UNFPA

When a 13-year-old girl in the remote village of Darbhanga, in India’s Bihar State, overheard her parents planning […]
December 9, 2017

Photography Project ‘Too Young To Wed’ Empowers Child Marriage Survivors – Kobbini

According to International Center for Research on Women (ICRW), one-third of girls in the developing world are married before the […]
December 9, 2017

Educating Girls: A Way of Ending Child Marriage and Teenage Pregnancy – The World Bank

Annet Nyaburu is only 18 years old, but she is a mother of two boys, aged 4 and […]
December 9, 2017

Child Marriage is an Affront to Women’s Empowerment – Huffington Post

To Empower Women, Begin with Protecting Girls Today, our 24-hour news cycle is fraught with accounts of sexual […]
December 9, 2017

‘We Must Protect Our Girls.’ Will Pakistan Finally Vote to End Child Marriage? – Time

Aisha was 14 years old when she married a man almost a decade older in a match arranged […]
December 9, 2017

Child marriage has become less common in America. But it still exists – The Economist

SEXUAL mores change faster than the law does. This has been the case with child marriage, which is […]
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 […]