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May 19, 2022

Child Marriage Bill Passes the Massachusetts House of Representatives – The East Boston Times-Free Press

As part of the Fiscal Year 2023 House Budget debate, An Act to End Child Marriage was adopted. […]
May 4, 2022

The opposite of marriage – Genevieve Meyer in The Journal Gazette

America has a big child marriage problem. In the past year we have heard more about child marriage reaching […]
April 22, 2022

Female Genital Mutilation Isn’t Just a Foreign Issue – Ms. Magazine

Texas Governor Greg Abbott waded into problematic territory when he called gender-affirming care for transgender minors “mutilation” and “child abuse.” […]
April 22, 2022

Opinion: Female Genital Mutilation Is More Common Than You Think – Prescott eNews

Chances are, you’ve never heard of “FGM,” also known as female genital mutilation. For Americans, FGM doesn’t hit […]
April 19, 2022

Is Political Islam retreating after Imran Khan’s ouster in Pakistan? – CanIndia News

When Imran Khan had to unceremoniously give up the office of Prime Minister, he left behind a troubled […]
April 19, 2022

General Assembly passes bill to raise minimum marriage age to 17 – The Daily Record, Maryland

The General Assembly on Monday passed legislation to raise the minimum age for marriage in Maryland from 15 […]
April 19, 2022

The Dangers Of Female Genital Mutilation And The Need To Stop It BY CHARITY BASSEY – CrossRiverWatch

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) according to the World Health Organization (WHO), is a traditional harmful practice that involves […]
April 19, 2022

Elon Musk buys 9.2 percent of Twitter amid complaints about free speech – The Verge

Tesla CEO Elon Musk now owns 9.2 percent of Twitter according to a 13G filing released today, Bloomberg News reports. According to […]
March 24, 2022

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori return to the UK after years held in Iran – BBC News

British-Iranian nationals Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Anoosheh Ashoori have arrived back in the UK after being detained in Iran […]
March 14, 2022

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, imprisoned for ‘insulting Islam’, freed after 10 years – The Guardian

Saudi blogger Raif Badawi has been released from prison in Saudi Arabia after serving a 10-year sentence for advocating an […]
March 11, 2022

Alaska bill seeks to bar marriage for kids 14-15 years old – The Hamilton Spectator

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A bill in the Alaska House would repeal a provision of law that allows […]
March 10, 2022

D.C. Council Considers Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation – The Washington Informer

Ward 3 D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh has authored a bill that would ban female genital mutilation in the […]
March 9, 2022

Maryland must not fail to outlaw child marriage a seventh time | GUEST COMMENTARY – The Baltimore Sun

I am an American who has lived my whole life in my beloved state of Maryland. I want […]
February 24, 2022

Free speech survey indicates shortcomings across Iowa universities – The Gazette

A quarter of students across Iowa’s public universities who responded to a free-speech survey in the fall disagreed […]
February 24, 2022

Decline in FGM among Egypt’s young women recorded by UN – The National

The results of a UN survey conducted in Egypt in 2021 have shown a sharp decline in the […]