Post Tagged with: "child marriage"

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: New HBO Docuseries Examines How Sex Trafficking Cult NXIVM Lured Women With “Empowerment”

FEMINIST FRIDAY: New HBO Docuseries Examines How Sex Trafficking Cult NXIVM Lured Women With “Empowerment”

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday – that part of our week where we take a detour from our regular content and instead share 3 videos we are watching […]

Entertainment

FEMINIST FRIDAY: UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Teaching Gender Equality To Kids

FEMINIST FRIDAY: UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Teaching Gender Equality To Kids

Welcome to another Feminist Friday! That time of the week where we share 3 of our fave videos that we really love, and that helps to widen the definition of […]

Feminism

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

FEMINIST FRIDAY: ‘Grabbing Back’ Docu Follows 3 Trailblazing Black Women Running For Office

Welcome to another Feminist Friday, our weekly column where we make no bones about supporting feminist content, sharing 3 videos that are on our radar right now. This week, we’re […]

Girl on a Mission

Photojournalist Helps Child Marriage Survivors Document Their Lives Through The Lens

Photojournalist Helps Child Marriage Survivors Document Their Lives Through The Lens

A post shared by Too Young to Wed (@tooyoungtowed) on Nov 7, 2017 at 12:44pm PST Child marriage. Two words that should never ever be put together in a sentence, […]

Girl on a Mission

Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Senegal-Based Non-Profit Working Toward The Elimination Of Female Genital Mutilation

Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM, is one of the most heinous acts of violence perpetrated toward young girls. It is the procedure of surgically altering part of the vagina, and […]

Boys We Like, Girl on a Mission

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

Teen Activists In Bangladesh Working To Prevent Child Marriage Through An Org. Funded By UNICEF

On February 27 of this year, the Bangladesh parliament approved the passage of a new law which shocked many human rights organizations an activists who are working to end the […]

Creativity, Interviews

Photojournalist Alice Rowsome Documents Indian Activists Helping Girls Escape Child Marriage

Photojournalist Alice Rowsome Documents Indian Activists Helping Girls Escape Child Marriage

Not too long ago we published a story about an Indian woman who escaped child marriage as a girl, and how she spends her adult life helping other young women […]

Girl on a Mission

Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

Escaping Child Marriage, Usha Choudhary Now Educates Other Families From Giving Away Underage Girls

According to UNICEF, 60% of women aged 20-24 today were married before the age of 18. Despite the Child Marriages Act being implemented in 2006 which outlaws child marriage, it […]

Causes

FEMINIST FRIDAY: 3-Part Series Explores The Connection Between Climate Change & Child Marriage

FEMINIST FRIDAY: 3-Part Series Explores The Connection Between Climate Change & Child Marriage

Welcome to another edition of our weekly series Feminist Friday, the space where we share some of our favorite videos with our readership that are interesting, funny, thought-provoking and which […]

Girl on a Mission, Working Women

She Overcame Child Marriage, Abuse & Rape To Become Bollywood’s Most Successful Stuntwoman

She Overcame Child Marriage, Abuse & Rape To Become Bollywood’s Most Successful Stuntwoman

If you are an avid Bollywood fan, you will most likely have seen Geeta Tandon on screen without knowing it is actually her. As one of the industry’s most successful […]

Girl on a Mission

“Not On My Watch!” This Teen Is Raising Her Voice To Stop Child Marriage In Refugee Camps

“Not On My Watch!” This Teen Is Raising Her Voice To Stop Child Marriage In Refugee Camps

The effect of a young girl raising her voice is nothing short of powerful and world changing. Syrian teen Omaima Hoshan is a perfect example of this. She lives in […]

Politics

Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

Meet The Indigenous Moroccan Women Fighting Domestic Violence, Child Marriage & Political Oppression

There are many countries around the world which have a history of marginalizing, oppressing and silencing their indigenous population. America, Canada, Australia, India and many, many more. The sad truth […]

Interviews

‘Dukhtar’ – Pakistan’s First Feminist Film, Directed By A Woman, To Be Released In Oct.

‘Dukhtar’ – Pakistan’s First Feminist Film, Directed By A Woman, To Be Released In Oct.

A new film we are getting excited about here at GTHQ is ‘Dukhtar’ (translated: “daughter”), the story of a young Pakistani girl being targeted for child marriage, while her mother […]

Politics

Malawian Chief Annuls 300 Child Marriages, Sends Them To School, Gets It Done!

Malawian Chief Annuls 300 Child Marriages, Sends Them To School, Gets It Done!

Earlier this year, it was estimated that the African nation of Malawi had the highest rate of child marriages happening in the world. In April of this year, the same […]

Girl on a Mission

She Hates Child Marriage & Advocates Girls Education-Meet The Malala Of Syria

She Hates Child Marriage & Advocates Girls Education-Meet The Malala Of Syria

We’re all familiar with the story of Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai, the world’s youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner, activist and author who was shot in the head by the […]