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Family Life

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 […]

Girl on a Mission

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, […]

Politics

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 […]

Politics

Forced Marriage Made Illegal By Law In The UK

Forced Marriage Made Illegal By Law In The UK

The UK has just brought about a new landmark law regarding forced marriages (note: different to arranged marriages) which will hopefully send a loud and clear message to countries everywhere: […]

Family Life, Politics

Arab Girl Flees Forced Marriage, Talks About Her Ordeal In A Video

Arab Girl Flees Forced Marriage, Talks About Her Ordeal In A Video

All over the world underage women are continually being sold into sexual slavery, and forced into marriages where they are beaten, abused and have their education, families and freedom torn […]