Items tagged with 'Early marriages'

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'Fox News' reports that the German government is preparing legislation to outlaw child marriage, an accepted practice among the country’s more than 1 million Muslim refugees. The proposed bill is...
In an investigative article published on investigatii.md, the authors write about the situation of Roma girls in Moldova, mentioning that stereotypes and poverty close their way to school. Many Roma...
This glossary aims at compiling existing terminology and nomenclature related to SEA to provide conceptual clarity and a common understanding of key terms used by different United Nations entities in...
The BBC reports: Should a 14-year-old married girl who migrates to Europe be viewed as a child - or a spouse? The issue has put European governments in a spin: forcing a policy U-turn in Denmark, new...
Child marriage, a practice that hurts young women’s health, education and long term ability to earn an income, is considered a human rights violation. Yet laws in over 116 countries allow people...
In March 2014, a team of researchers from the Institute for Population and Human Studies (IPHS) at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS) joined the work of the project “Stopping of Marginalization...
As part of their ‘Because I am a girl’ project, Plan International have produced an infographic series which documents the challenges girls face in emergencies. Girls and women are 14 times more...
'EU Observer' reports that the Council of Europe’s special representative on migration and refugees, Tomas Bocek, praised Turkey for their efforts in helping huge numbers of displaced people from...
New Europe reports that last month Turkey’s Constitutional Court annulled a law punishing sexual acts with children under 15 years old. A district court complained that the current law does not...
This infographic from PLAN international presents the scale of gender based violence across the world. It is thought that 120 Million girls have experienced rape or sexual violence globally, and that...

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