AHA Foundation news on child marriage and forced marriage

October 13, 2017

9 Unsettling Facts About Child Marriage – U.S. News

About 1.1 billion girls live in the world today, but not all live equally. The United Nations observes Oct. 11 […]
October 13, 2017

India’s Supreme Court Rules Sex With Child Brides Is Rape – Time

India’s Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that sex with an underage wife constitutes rape, in a landmark ruling that campaigners […]
October 11, 2017

Empowering Girls Rescued From Child Marriage – The New York Times

Having spent 15 years photographing child marriages around the world, Stephanie Sinclair is uniquely positioned to understand its lasting impact […]
October 7, 2017

Ending child marriage critical to achieving SDGs – The Daily Star

As the world marks International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October, Girls Not Brides is calling […]
October 5, 2017

What’s Next in the Fight to End Child Marriage in Guatemala? – MS Blog

Guatemala has taken a huge step forward for girls, officially outlawing child marriage following years of advocacy by […]
October 3, 2017

Inside the Lives of Georgia’s Child Brides – National Geographic

No one really knows for sure how many underage girls are getting married in the country of Georgia. […]
September 29, 2017

New state law seeks to reduce the number of child brides in Texas – Texas Tribune

Texas has one of the highest child marriage rates in the country, but a new law seeks to […]
September 25, 2017

State Senator Wants to Raise Ohio’s Minimum Marrying Age – CleveScene

After a shocking investigation by the Dayton Daily News earlier this month which revealed that more than 4,400 girls younger than 17 […]
September 22, 2017

Child Marriage and Religion in the United States – Teen Vogue

It’s likely that some Americans assume child marriage happens only in developing nations, where one in three girls are married […]
September 22, 2017

This Teen Launched a Campaign to End Child Marriage in the U.S. – Teen Vogue

Child marriage is happening in the United States. Some may assume that in the U.S., the minimum age to […]
September 21, 2017

Senator Yuko introduces legislation to prohibit child marriages under the age of 16 – WFMJ

Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko introduced legislation to update Ohio’s antiquated child marriage law. The bill would increase […]
September 19, 2017

Accountability needed to end child marriage, improve health access – Devex

Three African heads of state have warned their peers that without accountability and political intervention, the problem of […]
September 18, 2017

11-year-old girl narrowly escapes child marriage after revealing family’s treachery to teacher – International Business Times

An 11-year-old girl from the north Indian city of Bulandshahr was rescued by a team of social activists, […]
September 18, 2017

Mobile App to Fight Child Marriage Launched in Bihar – News 18

In a unique initiative, Gender Alliance Bihar, a collective effort of over 270 civil society organisations backed by […]
September 18, 2017

Married Young: The Fight Over Child Marriage in America – Frontline

Heather decided she didn’t need a new pair of shoes for her wedding. The silver heels she wore […]