June 1, 2018

More Than Half the World’s Children Are at Risk of Poverty, Conflict, and Gender Bias, Report Says – Time Magazine

June 1st is International Children’s Day and we are choosing to celebrate by remembering by 2030 it is […]
May 29, 2018

New Jersey Assembly Shelves Vote on Banning Child Marriages – The Observer

The Assembly shelved a vote Thursday on a bill that would make New Jersey the second state in […]
May 18, 2018

Delaware Ends Child Marriage; 49 To Go and Counting – HRW

Heather Barr is a Senior Researcher in the Women’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch. In this piece […]
May 11, 2018

She stabbed her husband as he raped her. A court sentenced her to death – CNN

(CNN) A 19-year-old Sudanese woman has been sentenced to death for fatally stabbing the man she was forced to […]
May 10, 2018

Delaware Becomes First State to Ban Child Marriage – PBS

On Wednesday, Delaware Governor John Carney signed into law a bill setting the minimum marriage age at 18, […]
May 4, 2018

Delaware Expected To Be The First State To Ban Child Marriage Outright – NPR

The Delaware Senate voted unanimously Thursday to become the first state in the U.S. to ban child marriage, […]
April 23, 2018

Child Marriage Occurs in the US and Threatens the Wellbeing of Girls and Boys Nationwide, UCLA Researchers Report – Newswise

Newswise — Until now, there’s been inadequate information about whether child marriage is a substantial problem in the […]
August 17, 2016

The AHA Foundation Supports the Criminalization of Forced Marriage

Throughout the history of the AHA Foundation, we have come down firmly on the side of outlawing and […]
September 30, 2015

New Documentary on Forced Marriage

In the United Kingdom, a new documentary is being released focusing on how the Greater Manchester Police respond […]
September 9, 2015


End Violence Against Women and Girls in the US 
Demand a National Action Plan to Fight Honor Violence
 

The AHA Petition: End Violence Against Women and Girls in the US. Honor violence is an often-overlooked form […]
April 5, 2015

Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Her Evolving Stance on Islam, Feminism and Atheism

Ayaan Hirsi Ali sounds off on her evolving stance on Islam, feminism and atheism. She also talks about […]
March 17, 2014

Human rights activists are deeply concerned about a draft law being considered in Iraq that would permit men to marry girls as young as nine.

Human rights activists are deeply concerned about a draft law being considered in Iraq that would permit men […]
February 11, 2014

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation (FGM) in New York City is now available online.

An overview of the AHA Foundation’s third annual conference on honor violence, forced marriage, and female genital mutilation […]
January 23, 2014

The AHA Foundation funded a recent survey of immigrant populations in New York conducted by researchers at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice in Manhattan that shows that the issue of forced marriage is very much alive and probably underdocumented.

In the United States, forced marriages take place but usually remain hidden from public view. The AHA Foundation, […]
January 23, 2014

Cultural traditions and a lack of legal protections are driving tens of millions of girls around the world into early marriage, subjecting them to violence, poverty and mistreatment.

Cultural traditions and a lack of legal protections are driving tens of millions of girls around the world […]
January 23, 2014

Too many young Londoners are “morally ambiguous” about forced marriage and must be taught about human rights, campaigners warned today.

Too many young Londoners are  “morally ambiguous” about forced marriage and must be taught about human rights, campaigners […]
January 23, 2014

Jasvinder Sanghera, a human rights activist who combats forced marriages in the UK, has called on schools to do more to ensure more forced marriages are successfully prevented.

Jasvinder Sanghera, a human rights activist who combats forced marriages in the UK, has called on schools to […]
January 23, 2014

An Ethiopian child bride forced into marriage at 10, pregnant at 13 and widowed by 14 tells her story and discusses how she is now helping former child brides.

An Ethiopian child bride forced into marriage at 10, pregnant at 13 and widowed by 14 tells her […]
December 30, 2013

Scotland is poised to introduce seven-year jail terms as part of a major crackdown on forced marriages, the Scottish government has revealed.

Scotland is poised to introduce seven-year jail terms as part of a major crackdown on forced marriages, the […]
December 18, 2013

Women in southern Nigeria have been protesting against forced marriages to deities and other forms of coercion, the BBC reports.

Women in southern Nigeria have been protesting against forced marriages to deities and other forms of coercion, the […]
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