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Sri Lanka: Stop Forcing Underage Girls to Marry PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: children, women, girls, marriage )

Anna
- 23 hours ago - forcechange.com
Demand that Sri Lanka abolish the law that allows underaged girls to be married against their will.
End Child Marriage in the U.S. PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, rights, children, marriage )

Anna
- 21 days ago - forcechange.com
Call for the end of underage marriage in the United States.
End Child Marriage In New York! PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, marriage, protection )

Anna
- 35 days ago - hrw.org
Did you know 14-year-olds can legally marry in New York State? From 2001 to 2010, nearly 4,000 teenagers under 18 married in New York.
Don't Allow Child Marriage PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, girls, marriage )

Anna
- 113 days ago - forcechange.com
Rescind law that allows parents to marry off their young daughters.
Don't Let Girls Become Brides PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, women, rights, protection, children, marriage )

Anna
- 249 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Worldwide, more than 700 million women alive today were married before their 18th birthday.
Stop Child Marriage in Niger and Help Girls Stay in School PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, girls, marriage, education )

Anna
- 547 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Too many girls around the world are not getting the education they deserve. In some countries, like Niger, child marriage is one of the main reasons why girls are dropping out of school.
Young Girls Are Being Forced Into Marriage in Burkina Faso. You Can Help Them PETITION
Society & Culture  (tags: children, marriage, humans, rights, protection )

Anna
- 548 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
At 13, Maria* was forced to marry a 70-year-old man who already had five wives. When she resisted, her father told her: If you donâEUR(TM)t go to join your husband, I will kill you.
Ireland Votes to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: world, humanrights, freedoms, ethics, Ireland, legalize, same-sex, marriage, gay, homosexuality, dublin, gayrights )

Darren
- 764 days ago - washingtonpost.com
DUBLIN âEUR" Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the worldâEUR(TM)s first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.
Married at 13, a Girl Speaks Out Against Early Marriage
Society & Culture  (tags: marriage, girls, abuse, child, children, crime, culture, education, ethics, freedoms, religion, rights, sadness, safety, society, violence, women, world )

Gillian
- 847 days ago - blog.thehungersite.com
This video by UNICEF features a clip of a girl in Yemen who was married at 13 years old. Her powerful story highlights her own experience and the harmful effects childhood marriage has on girls.
End Child Marriage in Jordan ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, children, marriage )

CherAWAY
- 861 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Forced child marriage amongst the Syrian refugee population in Jordan is rising sharply as more and more families see child marriage as a way to lessen their financial burden and protect girls from sexual violence.
Rejecting the Myth of Sanctioned Child Marriage in Islam
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, women, children, culture, ethics, freedoms, society, rights, pedophilia, marriage, Islam, Christianity, interesting, family, humans )

Carrie
- 882 days ago - themuslimtimes.org
Name one thing Muslims and Christians share? Their level effort pointing fingers elsewhere whenever pedophilia comes up. Another similarity? Neither Muslims nor Christians blame Christianity for the problem, but the same canâEUR(TM)t be said for Islam.
Pope Launches Review That Could Change Church's Attitude on Marriage, Cohabitation and Divorce
Society & Culture  (tags: world, religion, Catholics, Pope Francis, marriage, family, society, culture, freedoms, ethics, rights, children )

Carrie
- 995 days ago - rawstory.com
Pope Francis on Sunday launched a major review of Catholic teaching on the family that could lead to change in the Church's attitude to marriage, cohabitation and divorce.
Pope Francis Performs First Papal Marriage Ceremony Since 2000 -- on a Couple Who Lived in Sin
Society & Culture  (tags: Religion, Pope Francis, marriage, good news, society, culture, humans, freedoms, news, rights )

Carrie
- 1016 days ago - rawstory.com
A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together "in sin" were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony at the Vatican on Sunday.
Fox News Advises Women To Ditch Feminism, Offers Tips To 'Keep Your Husband Happy'
Society & Culture  (tags: Susan Patton, marriage, women, men, wives, husbands, family, society, ethics, freedoms, media, rights, humans )

Carrie
- 1084 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Susan Patton criticized today's women for "acting like such an entitled princess" and prioritizing careers ahead of their families. Men, Patton told the Fox hosts, must be appreciated and respected, perhaps with a drink at the end of a long work day.
Pat Robertson Tells Co-Host That She Owes Her Husband Sex for Doing the Dishes (TEXT and VIDEO)
Society & Culture  (tags: women, men, marriage, society, sex, interesting, ethics )

Carrie
- 1126 days ago - rawstory.com
Television preacher Pat Robertson on Tuesday advised a viewer -- and his co-host -- that they were "supposed to" reward their husbands with sex for helping with chores around the house.
 

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