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September 17, 2019

Texas Man Convicted Of Killing His Daughter’s Husband And Her Best Friend In ‘Honor Killings’ – Oxygen

When Nesreen Irsan, a 23-year-old Muslim, ran away from home, converted to Christianity and married her American boyfriend, Coty Beavers, no […]
September 16, 2019

Court declines House Democrats’ motion to intervene in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

Washington — A federal court has denied House Democrats’ request to intervene in the appeal of a Michigan criminal […]
September 13, 2019

The Violence Against Women Act must also combat female genital mutilation – Washington Examiner

his week, the Violence Against Women Act turns 25 years old. The act was passed in 1994 with […]
September 12, 2019

Child marriage should end in Idaho – Post Register

I just returned from back-to-back industry conferences. Each year when I meet new people and say I’m from […]
August 29, 2019

Alabama legislature passes new marriage certificate law – WCBI

LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – Some objections to signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples led to a change […]
August 12, 2019

She was an American child bride. Now, Genevieve is fighting to stop it from happening to others. – NBC News

The first time she became a bride, Genevieve Meyer doesn’t remember what the groom was wearing. She doesn’t […]
July 31, 2019

Princess Haya, Dubai ruler’s wife, seeks court order to prevent child’s forced marriage – CNN

(CNN)The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order […]
July 30, 2019

The shocking new figures on female genital mutilation in Coventry

One new victim of female genital mutilation is being identified nearly every week in Coventry. Newly released NHS […]
July 25, 2019

Senate poised to vote to ban child marriages – Salem News

BOSTON — Massachusetts could become the latest state to outlaw child marriage, a practice that child welfare advocates […]
July 22, 2019

Convictions for honour crimes including FGM, rape and forced marriage plummet amid national police crackdown – The Independent

Convictions for so-called honour crimes perpetrated against women have plummeted in the past five years, The Independent can reveal, amid a nationwide […]
July 2, 2019

‘Every day has been hell’ since ‘honour killing’ of Banaz Mahmod – BBC

The image above is a stock image. The sister of a Muslim woman murdered in a so-called honour […]
June 26, 2019

States across the country take action to save child brides – NBC News

As a conservative Republican, Pennsylvania state Rep. Jesse Topper always leaned toward limited government involvement, no matter the […]
June 18, 2019

African survivors of female circumcision call for help with mental trauma – Reuters

DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – African survivors of female genital mutilation (FGM) said mental health services are their […]
June 17, 2019

Helpline launched for victims of forced marriage and honour based abuse – Express & Star

The project, which has been funded by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson, will offer confidential […]
June 13, 2019

Alberta leads Canada in child marriage rate – Edmonton Journal

Alberta leads the country in the rate of child marriages, according to new research, issuing 791 licences to […]
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