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January 20, 2022

For the sake of a visa, I was forced into marriage in Arizona – at age 15 – The Washington Post

Sasha K. Taylor, a U.S. citizen raised in Arizona, had a normal childhood until her life was upended […]
January 18, 2022

MI5 investigated Texas synagogue hostage-taker in 2020 – The Guardian

The British man who took hostages at a Texas synagogue had been under investigation by MI5 as a […]
January 17, 2022

Death of a friend’s sister after female genital mutilation inspires award-winning app – BusinessGhana

What if girls and women who are at risk of or have survived female genital mutilation (FGM) could receive the […]
January 17, 2022

‘Why Is Child Marriage Still Legal?’: A Young Lawmaker Tackles a Hidden Problem – Politico

CONCORD, N.H. — One day in the middle of September, Cassie Levesque walked up a carpeted hallway toward a […]
January 17, 2022

UN steps up to fight against FGM, gender-based violence in Somalia – IPPMEDIA

The United Nations has partnered with a leading non-governmental organisation to step up the fight against female genital […]
January 14, 2022

Child Marriage Outlawed in the Philippines – The Thaiger

The Philippines has criminalized child marriage. Offenders who are caught living with or marrying someone less than 18 […]
December 29, 2021

Oxford Against Cutting speaks out against harmful practices – Oxford Mail

THE PANDEMIC has resulted in many more women becoming vulnerable to domestic abuse and other harmful practices. Oxford Against […]
December 29, 2021

Lesbian risks life and flees Afghanistan to escape forced marriage to cruel Taliban brute – Pink News

Rabia was just 15-years-old when she became engaged to a Taliban officer against her will in a small […]
December 29, 2021

Pakistani Men Force Minority Girls Into Marriage & Push Them Into Prostitution: Report – RepublicWorld

In a major embarrassment for the Imran Khan-led government, a UK parliamentary panel report has exposed the condition of Pakistani women from […]
December 29, 2021

FGM rescue center: 106 girls escaping forced FGM granted refuge – KTN News Kenya

November 26, 2021

Domestic abuse: GPs trained to spot signs of violence – BBC News

“Women were coming back for emergency contraception or having lots of terminations. I hadn’t appreciated they weren’t in […]
November 26, 2021

International Day For Elimination Of Violence Against Women 2021: All You Need To Know – Sambad English

Women’s rights activists have observed 25 November as a day against gender-based violence since 1981. This date was […]
November 26, 2021

How COVID-19 borders drove Perth family to seek female genital mutilation on home soil – WA Today

On a seemingly typical weekday in the summer school holidays, a new mother took her two-week-old girl to […]
November 25, 2021

Paedophilia is not progressive – UnHerd

Now that safe spaces and universal acceptance have become the norm, it is fashionable to tolerate all kinds […]
November 25, 2021

The woman risking it all to help child brides annul their marriages – CNN

Jodhpur, India (CNN) — The Child Marriage Restraint Act (CMRA) of 1929 set out to “eradicate the evil of […]