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OHCHR call for submissions on child, early and forced marriage

United Nations General Assembly adopts 2013 resolution on “child, early and forced marriage”

Maina, the little bride: a story by children for children

Child brides in Bangladesh: a photo essay

  • Bernice Wong

Raising the alarm on adolescent pregnancy and child marriage - UNFPA

MEDIA RELEASE: Goal of full choice and full access to family planning and improved maternal health is not possible without tackling child marriage

Wube-Enat's story, Ethiopia: Engaged at 10 years old

  • Safe Hands for Mothers

Find out how Girls Not Brides members celebrated Day of the Girl this year!

Video: No to child marriage, yes to education for girls in India

Why keeping girls in school can help South Sudan

  • Agnes Odhiambo

Make an impact: Vote to help end early marriage in India

Why traditional chiefs like me must stand against child marriage

  • Chief Nzamane

Bangladesh: when child brides choose their own path, Meena's story

  • Nandini Shahla Chowdhury

Child marriage "a fundamental threat to human rights" - Barack Obama

Take action: support Kakenya’s efforts to end child marriage in Kenya

Raising our voice against child marriage on Day of the Girl!

South Asian governments must act on child marriage & give girls the rights they legally deserve

  • Melissa Upreti

Break the cycle: less child marriage and more access to education for girls

  • Fevelyn

Time for the world to wake up to the potential of girls! The Girl Declaration

New infographic: What do laws around the world say on age of marriage for girls?

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