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A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

A Teen Girl From Bangladesh Shares Her Harrowing Experience Being Forced Into An Early Marriage

By Melissa Delgado Samudra’s Story (TW: rape, abuse) It’s raining again. It is always raining, but by now we are used to it. The smell of wet earth invades my […]

April 12, 2018 ×
Afghan Girl Escapes Child Marriage, Now Makes Music To Shed Light On This Atrocity

Afghan Girl Escapes Child Marriage, Now Makes Music To Shed Light On This Atrocity

It is estimated that every year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18, and as a result are denied many basic human rights such as healthcare, education, […]

June 2, 2015 ×
Pakistan Cracks Down On Child Marriage With Amendments To Existing Law

Pakistan Cracks Down On Child Marriage With Amendments To Existing Law

Child marriage is one of the most heinous acts committed against young boys and girls around the world. While it affects both genders, is disproportionately disempowers girls especially in areas […]

April 23, 2015 ×
Former Child Brides Take Zimbabwe Government To Court Over Marriage Laws

Former Child Brides Take Zimbabwe Government To Court Over Marriage Laws

When you think of your childhood, images of playing in the sun, freedom, toys, school and friends often get conjured. But imagine if you grew up in a part of […]

April 16, 2015 ×
What Tabloid Magazine Covers Would Look Like If They Cared About Real Issues

What Tabloid Magazine Covers Would Look Like If They Cared About Real Issues

Imagine if all of the major tabloid magazines covers started promoting real issues, instead of the vapid nonsense we are so used to seeing? Imagine if they started highlighting the […]

March 11, 2014 ×