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Child Marriage Fought in Benin
World  (tags: children, forced marriage, child marriage, effort, safe haven, abuse, escape, UNICEF, Benin, africa, government )

Naoko
- 3285 days ago - afrol.com
Despite government effort to prohibit forced marriages of young girls, in Benin's rural areas practice prevails. Now, safe havens are provided for Beninese children suffering from abuse.
Yemeni Child Brides Start Revolution Against Forced Marriage
World  (tags: middle-east, Yemen, forced marriage, child brides, women's rights )

Damaris
- 3307 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.
Thousands of Missing Teenagers: Britain Getting Concerned About Forced Marriages - International - SPIEGEL ONLINE - News
World  (tags: Women's Rights, UK, World, forced marriage )


- 4074 days ago - spiegel.de
A new study has found that the practice of forced marriage among immigrants in Britain is much more common than previously assumed. Thousands of young girls -- and boys -- have gone missing, many of whom might have been abducted by their own parents.
   

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