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Laws Fail to Protect Child Brides
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, freedoms, child brides )

Rose
- 312 days ago - sbs.com.au
Human rights group Equality Now says more than 140 million girls over the next decade will be married before they turn 18. "When a young girl is married and gives birth, the vicious cycle of poverty, .
Yemeni Child Bride, 8, Dies of Internal Injuries on First Night of Forced Marriage to Groom 5X Her Age
World  (tags: Yemen, child brides, death )

Beth
- 443 days ago - themuslimissue.wordpress.com
The girl, identified only as Rawan, died in the tribal area of Hardh in northwestern Yemen, which borders Saudi Arabia. Activists are now calling for the groom, who is believed to be around 40 years old, and her family to be arrested so they can face just
The Rise of 'Bride Snatching' in Kazakhstan
World  (tags: world, humanrights, children, freedoms, child brides )

Rose
- 642 days ago - scoop.co.nz
The Rise of 'Bride Snatching' in Kazakhstan A prominent international policy group, the Wilson Centre has reported on the rise of forced marriages in Kazakhstan. There are specific historical and cultural attitudes that distinguish the abuse
Child Brides Being Kidnapped, Believed To Be A Cure For HIV
World  (tags: world, humanrights, africa, children, child brides, HIV )

Rose
- 665 days ago - osundefender.org
The alarming CNN Freedom Project tells the story about young women being kidnapped as child brides by those who believe that having sex with a young girl can cure their HIV. In many African villages, girls as young as 12 years old are
International Day of the Girl ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, world, girls, child brides, statistics, quiz, facts, freedoms, crime )

Nancy
- 801 days ago - care.org
In honor of the first-ever International Day of the Girl, the world is shedding light on the global epidemic of child marriage. Join us online today to take part in this important movement!
Slavery: A 21st Century Evil: Bridal Slaves in India
World  (tags: slavery, child brides, abuse, sexual abuse, crime, india, women, girlds, childrencorruption, cover-up, abuse, HumanRights, freedoms, violence, crime, children, UnitedNations )

Xil
- 858 days ago - aljazeera.com
In the midst of widespread poverty, economic inequality and rampant corruption, a new form of slavery - bridal slavery - has flourished. Women and young girls are sold for as little as $120 to men who often burden them with strenuous labour and abuse them
Child Bride's Secret Court Bid to Escape Wedding
World  (tags: world, Australia, child brides, crime, abuse )

Rose
- 1154 days ago - news.ninemsn.com.au
A Sydney teenager has been placed on the airport watch list after she launched secret court action to stop her parents taking her to Lebanon for an arranged marriage.
Child Marriage: Eleven-Year-Old Girl Bartered Off to Satiate Father's Lust
World  (tags: children, girls, abuse, child brides )

Rose
- 1154 days ago - tribune.com.pk
SUKKUR: In a woman's complaint cell, barefooted, but decked up like a bride, 11-year-old Nadia told The Express Tribune of how her father had bartered her off in 'marriage' to a boy almost twice her age.
Yemeni Child Brides Start Revolution Against Forced Marriage
World  (tags: middle-east, Yemen, forced marriage, child brides, women's rights )

Damaris
- 1669 days ago - humantrafficking.change.org
What began with one 10-year-old bride's brave trek to the courthouse to get a judge to release her from a marriage has turned into a cultural revolution. And it's proving the power of girls to demand justice for themselves.
Yemeni Girl, 12, Dies in Painful Childbirth
World  (tags: society, AMMAN, Jordan, Child brides, children, death, HumanRights, Childrens rights, sadness, ethics, freedoms )

Dee
- 1900 days ago - cnn.com
AMMAN, Jordan (CNN) -- A 12-year-old Yemeni girl, who was forced into marriage, died during a painful childbirth that also killed her baby, a children's rights group said Monday.
Child Divorcee Struggles With Fallout
World  (tags: world, Yemen, religion, government, society, culture, child brides, freedoms, human rights )

Dee
- 1912 days ago - inthefield.blogs.cnn.com
Looking back at my first impression of Nujood Ali and her incredible act of defiance, I was very naive.
   

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