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August 9, 2021

Dangerous Price of COVID Rules for Women, Children in Africa – WebMD

Aug. 6, 2021 — Sean Callaghan recalls the moment in late February 2020, sitting around a table with […]
August 6, 2021

In Pakistan, woman’s brutal killing, beheading casts a harsh spotlight on gender-based violence – Chicago Sun-Times

ISLAMABAD — Noor Mukadam’s last hours were filled with terror. Beaten with brass knuckles, the 27-year-old jumped from […]
August 6, 2021

No Vaccine to End the Shadow Pandemic of Gender-Based Violence – New Security Beat

Surge in Gender-Based Violence In Francophone Africa and around the world, GBV is intensifying in COVID-19’s wake, a “shadow pandemic” […]
August 6, 2021

Women empowerment; Leaders from around the world pledged $40 billion to promote gender equality – The Policy Times

At an international meeting in Paris, world leaders, philanthropists, and organizations offered at least $40 billion to promote […]
July 28, 2021

Shocking testimony of teenager raped, forced into illegal child marriage and then abandoned for 20 years – Yahoo News

A victim of childhood sexual abuse in Bradford was raped by multiple men, physically abused and forced into […]
July 19, 2021

Nicola Sturgeon urged to shut loophole on child brides – The Times

A child marriage survivor who was coerced into marrying a man twice her age when she was 16 […]
July 16, 2021

Lockdown linked to spike in child marriage – The New Indian Express

COIMBATORE: Crime against children, especially child marriages have increased during the lockdown in the district. Police said that […]
July 14, 2021

“We can do anything”: the Indian girls’ movement fighting child marriage – The Guardian

Priyanka Bairwa was 15 when her family began to look for a husband for her. The pandemic sped […]
July 13, 2021

We are lawmakers from 5 states that finally put an end to child marriage. It’s past time for the other 45 U.S. states to follow our lead. – Business Insider

This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the authors. We ended a human rights […]
July 9, 2021

“FGM – is not a woman’s issue; it is everyone’s issue” – Lexology

Crime-Stoppers are running a three-week campaign from 5 July 2021 to 25 July 2021. They are piloting two […]
July 8, 2021

Hundreds in northeast Syria protest ‘honour killings’ – France 24

Hundreds of women protested against so-called “honour killings” in northeast Syria on Tuesday after the latest murders of […]
July 8, 2021

Girl is dragged to an abandoned house and shot by her tribe in ‘honour killing’ after running off with her lover and refusing to marry her cousin in Syria – Daily Mail

A girl was dragged to an abandoned house and shot by her tribe in a so-called ‘honour killing’ […]
July 8, 2021

Pandemic could be increasing underage marriages among migrants – Stockholm Center of Freedom

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased poverty, which could lead to an increase in underage marriages among migrants in […]
June 24, 2021

Sadia Hussein: the FGM survivor who is saving girls from the knife – The Guardian

Sadia Hussein had been in labour for three days when she felt she could take no more. She […]
June 22, 2021

A 14-Year-Old Bride, Wed to Her Rapist, Playing on a Jungle Gym – The New York Times

For years, the United States has campaigned against child marriage around the world, from Guatemala to Zimbabwe. But […]