November 5, 2020
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American University: Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: How One Woman Turned Her Pain into Advocacy

Watch:   Event Description:  A survivor of female genital mutilation (FGM), child sexual assault, and rape, F.A. Cole […]
October 7, 2020
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Surviving Child Marriage in the United States: Yes, it happens here too. Legally.

Event Description: A webinar and screening of the film “Speaking Frankly: Child Marriage” by CBSN Originals. Q&A with […]
May 12, 2020

Why Laws Against Child Marriage Are Now Needed More Than Ever

Both Pennsylvania and Minnesota recently voted unanimously to ban child marriage, becoming the third and fourth states in […]
April 29, 2020

Millions more cases of violence, child marriage, female genital mutilation, unintended pregnancy expected due to the COVID-19 pandemic – UNFPA

UNITED NATIONS, New York – A clear view of the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is only beginning […]
February 22, 2020
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Harvard University: Make America Dinner Again (MADA) Roundtable Discussion

Event Description: On February 22, 2020, ten students with diverging viewpoints at Harvard University gathered to eat dinner […]
November 4, 2019

“I was a passport to this man”: Bill to close child marriage loopholes languishes in Congress – CBS News

Naila Amin was just 13 years old when her parents took her from her home in Queens, New […]
September 11, 2019

End child marriage in the U.S.? You might be surprised at who’s opposed – NBC News

A bill that would have ended child marriage in Idaho — which has no minimum age for couples […]
August 29, 2019

Alabama legislature passes new marriage certificate law – WCBI

LAMAR COUNTY, Ala. (WCBI) – Some objections to signing marriage licenses for same-sex couples led to a change […]
August 12, 2019

She was an American child bride. Now, Genevieve is fighting to stop it from happening to others. – NBC News

The first time she became a bride, Genevieve Meyer doesn’t remember what the groom was wearing. She doesn’t […]
July 31, 2019

Princess Haya, Dubai ruler’s wife, seeks court order to prevent child’s forced marriage – CNN

(CNN)The sixth wife of the billionaire ruler of Dubai has applied to a London court for an order […]
July 22, 2019

Convictions for honour crimes including FGM, rape and forced marriage plummet amid national police crackdown – The Independent

Convictions for so-called honour crimes perpetrated against women have plummeted in the past five years, The Independent can reveal, amid a nationwide […]
June 20, 2019

Episode 97: Amanda Parker – AHA Foundation Talks Child Marriage – Womenace to Society

Senior Director of AHA Foundation, Amanda Parker, joined comedian and podcast host Lisa Landry on her show Womenace to […]
June 13, 2019

Alberta leads Canada in child marriage rate – Edmonton Journal

Alberta leads the country in the rate of child marriages, according to new research, issuing 791 licences to […]
June 10, 2019

State House Votes For Ban On Child Marriages In Pennsylvania – CBS Pittsburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A ban on Pennsylvania marriages when either party is under 18 is moving ahead […]
June 5, 2019

Forced marriage cases reported in Britain jump to record high – Reuters

LONDON, May 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The number of calls to a specialist British unit tackling forced […]
June 5, 2019

Louisiana lawmakers reject bill to set a minimum marriage age – NBC News

Louisiana lawmakers rejected a bill on Sunday that would have set a minimum age to marry and instead rewrote the […]
May 14, 2019
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This summer, I’ll attend the wedding of a child bride in the Deep South — the same place where my 32-year-old friend is a grandmother

One day this summer, in the sweltering heat of exurban Atlanta’s Deep South Side, south of Jonesboro but […]
March 31, 2019
Facing Forced Marriage in America

Facing Forced Marriage in America, Nina Van Harn at Stanford University

Video Link:   Event Description:   Nina Van Harn, forced marriage survivor and the winner of the first […]
March 25, 2019

A Passion Born From a Girl Scout Project Keeps New Hampshire Representative Levesque Fighting to End Child Marriage in the United States

Just a few years ago Rep. Levesque was a teenager who dedicated her Girl Scout Gold Award project […]
March 21, 2019

Panel: “Religious Extremism in the Middle East” at the University of Rochester

Video Link:     Event Description: On Thursday, March 21 the University of Rochester College Republicans and Ahmadiyya […]
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