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UN General Assembly to adopt historic resolution on child, early and forced marriage - November 2014

The legal loopholes that perpetuate child marriage

  • Megan Arthur, Dr. Jody Heymann, Aleta Sprague

From Brazil to Norway, to Ethiopia: The many faces of child and forced marriages

  • Giovanna Lauro, Alice Taylor

UN human rights experts set out states’ obligations to address child marriage

A simple solution to a major problem: how information empowers girls against child marriage

  • Amit Kumar Ghosh

"Lowering the marriage age in Bangladesh: a step in the wrong direction" writes Kofi Annan

Funding droughts and online solutions: How we crowdfunded our project to end child marriage

  • Dr. Ashok Dyalchand

Here’s how Girls Not Brides members called for an end to child marriage on Day of the Girl

Measuring up as men: Mobilising men against child marriage in Kenya

Child marriage, an unspoken kind of violence – International Day of the Girl 2014

Why is child marriage a form of violence against women and girls?

Girls Not Brides members co-sign letter to Ban Ki-moon stressing that child marriage target must be included in Sustainable Development Goals

PHOTOS: Desmond Tutu and Mabel van Oranje visit Zambia to encourage end child marriage efforts

How empowering girls can help end child marriage

  • Ann Warner

Ending child marriages in Zambia

  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Mabel van Oranje

PRESS RELEASE: Desmond Tutu: “We can end child marriage in Zambia if all work together”

MEDIA ADVISORY: Archbishop Desmond Tutu to arrive in Zambia today for visit to spur efforts to end child marriage

First-ever panel at United Nations General Assembly puts child marriage in the spotlight - September 2014

  • Ommera Zafar

PRESS RELEASE: Archbishop Desmond Tutu to visit Zambia to encourage efforts to end child marriage

First-ever UNGA panel discussion on child marriage and implications for post-2015 agenda

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