Items tagged with 'Early marriages'

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‘UN News Centre’ reports that the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child briefed reporters on the state of compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child by Congo...
‘The Guardian’ reports that a charity called ‘Karma Nirvana’ suggests that girls that fear being forced into marriage abroad should put a spoon in their underwear in order to...
‘Thomson Reuters Foundation’ reports that Plan International is calling for ‘urgent, concerted and integrated action’ to end the global problem of child marriage. The organisation is set...
‘Hurryiet Daily News’ reports that one out of every four brides is a child as families are increasingly applying to the court to change the date of birth of their daughters so that they...
UNICEF has published a podcast about child marriage on the day of celebrating the day of the girl child. Dr. Anju Malhotra, UNICEF’s principal adviser speaks about the scale of the phenomenon...
‘Eurasianet’ reports that Armenia could be facing a fight with its largest ethnic minority over question of how old a female must be before she can marry. The Armenian government raised...
‘Daily Times’ reports that parents who force their children to marry will face jail in Britain under tough new laws being drawn up by ministers. British Prime Minister David Cameron is...
‘Today’s Zaman’ reports that discrimination, violence, unequal power relations, lack of education and child marriage are still problems that Turkish women face on this year’s...
‘PressTV’ reports that a Turkish lawmaker says one third of Turkish women have married when they were underage. The lawmaker believes that old traditions and economic factors are among...
‘The New York Times’ reports on a film, entitled “Child Brides”, which is the result of an 18-month information and awareness campaign conducted by the “Flying Broom” women’s rights...

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