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Bride kidnapping and land rights in rural Kyrgyzstan

  • Ailey Hughes

Kakenya, a girl who demanded school not child marriage

CSW 57 agreement: States must act to “end the practice of child, early and forced marriage”

UK government action needed on child marriage, Gro Brundtland tells inquiry

Untying the knot: why early marriage should be seen as violence against women

  • Hannah Stevenson

Sexual and reproductive health education key to tackle child marriage in Bangladesh

  • International HIV/AIDS Alliance

Human Rights Watch: Child marriage in South Sudan

Child marriages: 39,000 every day – more than 140 million girls will marry between 2011 and 2020

Ending child marriage must be a priority in the global effort to end violence against women and girls

Girls Not Brides at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

New law makes ending child marriage a US government priority

Reason to rise: End child marriage!

My hope for 2030: A world without child marriage

  • Gro Harlem Brundtland

427 communities abandon child marriage and female genital cutting in Senegal

  • Tostan

Solidarity in the face of hostility: civil society and the media work together to end child marriage in Pakistan

  • Mashooque Birhamani, Sujag Sansar

"To end child marriage we need to speak louder, with one voice"

  • Graça Machel

Melka's story, Ethiopia

Kidan's story, Ethiopia

Kakenya's story, Kenya