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October 9, 2018

Child marriage in the U.S. is surprisingly prevalent now states are passing laws to make it harder – The Washington Post

It was the day of the birthday party, and the husband and wife had invited everyone they knew. […]
October 5, 2018

‘I do’ at 14: Michigan’s secret child marriages – Target 8

The image above is a stock image. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Adults in Michigan are marrying children […]
September 25, 2018

Why did Twitter allow ad promoting female genital cutting? – WZZM 13

Female genital mutilation has been condemned worldwide. So how did a paid ad promoting female genital cutting of […]
September 20, 2018

Third Girl Dies in Somalia After Genital Mutilation – VOA News

A 10-year-old girl has died in Somalia due to complications from female genital mutilation (FGM). Mumtaz Qorane was […]
September 17, 2018

2 Young Sisters Die After Undergoing Female Genital Mutilation – National Public Radio

Two sisters from a remote pastoral village in Puntland State, Somalia, died on Sept. 11 of complications from […]
September 17, 2018

Ending Child Marriage in the United Kingdom – Human Rights Watch

The photo above is a stock image. This week Pauline Latham, a Conservative MP, introduced a bill to […]
September 13, 2018

Feds level new charges in genital mutilation case – The Detroit News

Detroit — Federal prosecutors filed new charges in the nation’s first case involving female genital mutilation, accusing one doctor of […]
September 12, 2018

Study Examines Child Marriage in US – VOA News

The photo above is a stock photo. Thirty-seven year old Sara Tasneem once had big plans for her […]
September 11, 2018

UK schoolgirls have been pressured by peers to have FGM, campaigner says – CNN

The image above is a stock photo. London (CNN) – Some schoolgirls in the United Kingdom have been pressured […]
September 10, 2018

Genital mutilation case revs up amid grand jury activity – The Detroit News

Detroit — As many as six members of a Muslim sect from India were questioned by a federal grand jury […]
September 7, 2018

UK and US law enforcement sign an intelligence sharing agreement to tackle female genital mutilation – National Police Chiefs’ Council

UK police and border security have signed a new agreement with US counterparts to share intelligence about female […]
September 6, 2018

REVEALED: The shocking plight of America’s child brides aged as young as 13 who have been forced to marry their attackers – which helps their abusers escape justice under archaic laws – Daily Mail

The image above is a stock photo. Donna Pollard had only just turned 16 when she stood in […]
August 30, 2018

Time to put a spotlight on an important issue – The News-Gazette

Madeleine Hubbard is a rising junior at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a fellow of the […]
August 24, 2018

Young widow at center of Houston ‘honor killings’ speaks out to raise awareness – Houston Chronicle

The photo is a stock photo. Nesreen Irsan finally had a night without nightmares. The 30-year-old widow at […]
August 23, 2018

Visas for men who forced girls into marriage – The Times

The image above is a stock photo. British teenagers are being forced to marry abroad and are raped […]