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December 4, 2017

The Plot Behind Saudi Arabia’s Fight With Qatar – The New York Times

By Ayaan Hirsi Ali, Originally Published in The New York Times December 4, 2017. In June, Saudi Arabia […]
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

Senate passes Rep. Peter Lucido’s bill to protect children from mutilation – Clickon Detroit

State senators unanimously approved Rep. Peter Lucido’s legislation allowing the termination of parental rights for anyone who forces their […]
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

Husband forces wife to undergo FGM – Standard

I was recently talking to a group of girlfriends about Culture and the topic on Female Genital Mutilation […]
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

Female circumcision in Sri Lanka is ‘just a nick’, not mutilation: supporters – Reuters

Members of Sri Lanka’s Muslim communities have strongly condemned criticism of ancient cutting rituals performed on girls, saying […]
December 3, 2017

To end AIDS, we must tackle gender inequality – Stat

or nearly 30 years, the first day of December has offered an opportunity to unite in the fight […]
December 3, 2017

#MeToo Must Fight For Women In Refugee Camps, Not Just On Red Carpets – Huffington Post

This fall, #MeToo dominated the news cycle, as high-profile actress after high-profile actress came forward with their stories […]
December 3, 2017

Editorial: Child marriage’s end overdue for Florida – Sarasota Herald Tribune

At first glance, the headline seemed more appropriate for The Onion or another publication specializing in satire: “Momentum […]
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 […]