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Here you'll find the latest news and stories about child marriage, and the work our member organisations and partners in the broader movement are doing to end the harmful practice.

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Girls Not Brides USA welcomes the House introduction of the Keeping Girls in School Act

How men who take up cooking could help end child marriage

  • Ettie Bailey-King

Hairdresser not bride: making a living in Malawi's biggest refugee camp

5 things that keep girls out of the workforce

  • Ettie Bailey-King

The economic and human costs of child marriage – and what we can do about them

  • Rachel Clement

Less talk, more action to address child marriage in emergencies

  • Ellen Travers

Child marriage and the Syrian conflict: 7 things you need to know

  • Ettie Bailey-King

It’s time all young people say ‘nothing about us, without us!’

Ten takeaways from the Girls Not Brides Global Meeting

  • Lakshmi Sundaram

Youth have the power to end child marriage

  • Yemurai Nyoni

Ruvimbo: the child bride who got the Zimbabwe Constitutional Court to say no to child marriage

Noura Hussein’s story highlights the link between child marriage and violence

  • Mundia Situmbeko

For global advocacy to work, we need grassroots activists in the room

In Indonesia, youth activists are demanding change for girls

Meet the girls taking on taboos in Bangladesh

Girls Not Brides awarded Geuzen Medal for human rights

  • Ettie Bailey-King

Youth come together on International Women’s Day to end child marriage

Girls Not Brides welcomes historic drop in global number of child marriages but warns complacency is not an option

7 musts when creating successful radio and TV programmes to address child marriage

“Girls […] must never give up” Josephine and Cecilia share stories of life beyond FGM/C and child marriage

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