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April 3, 2018

‘They don’t want you to criticize Islam’: Controversial speaker Zuhdi Jasser talks about combating ‘Islamism’

(Duke Chronicle) – After days of controversy, a location change and a counter-protest event, Zuhdi Jasser visited Duke to […]
March 28, 2018

Democratic bill banning child marriage killed, modified Republican measure advances

(Tennessean) – A measure Democrats have championed that would ban minors from marrying in Tennessee was killed in the state Senate […]
March 24, 2018

Child marriage ban, year-round Daylight Saving time signed into law

(Florida Politics) – A bill that would ban marriages for anyone under the age of 17 and legislation […]
March 22, 2018

Child marriage isn’t marriage and ‘nearly 18’ isn’t 18 years old

(The Hill) – Why have you abandoned the 17-year-old girls? I ask this to the many state legislators across […]
March 17, 2018

National campaign to end child marriages arrives in Louisiana; backers say state law must change

(The Acadiana Advocate) – Amanda Parker, senior director of the AHA Foundation, which is also dedicated to ending […]
March 9, 2018

Florida Moves to Ban Marriage Before the Age of 17

(FRONTLINE) – Florida has moved to tighten its laws on child marriage. On Friday, state lawmakers passed a […]
March 8, 2018

Will Saudi Arabia Free Its Women? – The Wall Street Journal

By Ayaan Hirsi Ali. The full article was originally published by the Wall Street Journal on March 8th […]
February 8, 2018

68 Million Girls May Face Female Genital Mutilation by 2030, U.N. Chief Warns – TIME

(UNITED NATIONS) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning that without accelerated action 68 million girls could be […]
February 6, 2018

International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE TIME’S UP ON POLITICAL STALEMATE AROUND FGM IN MAINE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ZERO TOLERANCE FOR FEMALE […]
February 6, 2018

Global event calling for end to FGM to start here – Independent

A worldwide social media campaign against female genital mutilation (FGM) is being launched in Dublin tomorrow with the […]
February 5, 2018

‘Islamophobia’ Hoaxes and the Rush to Judgment – Quillette

Two weeks ago, Canadians responded in horror to a disturbing news story in Toronto: before a bank of […]
January 19, 2018

A New American Leader Rises in ISIS – The Atlantic

A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State’s upper ranks—and sheds light […]
January 9, 2018

Lawmaker seeks to up Alaska’s legal age of marriage to 18 – The Seattle Times

KETCHIKAN, Alaska (AP) — An Alaska lawmaker is seeking to change the state law that allows a person […]
January 9, 2018

India Rules Sex With a Child Bride Is Always Rape in a Massive Win for Girls’ Rights – Global Citizen

India’s top court has ruled that sex with a child is always rape, quashing a clause that allowed […]
January 7, 2018

In south India, a 20-year-old survivor of honor killing turns crusader – Reuters

CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Kausalya and her husband of eight months were shown no mercy when […]