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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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Fistula, a silent tragedy for child brides

  • Faith Fookes

Overcoming adversity: an Ethiopian child bride’s struggle for education

  • Alemtsahye Gebrekidan

How important is minimum age of marriage legislation to end child marriage in Africa?

  • Violet Odala

Celebrating Day of the African Child 2013

Why does child marriage persist? How can we end it? Watch 'The Stream', Al Jazeera

Case suspended of activist who spoke out against child marriage in Turkey

The Stream, Al Jazeera. What can be done to end child marriage? Read our Storify!

MEDIA RELEASE: Inclusion of “End child marriage” as indicator in High-Level Panel report on post-2015 development agenda is bold and crucial effort to address global poverty

It's time to end child marriage! Day 2 at Women Deliver

Talking child marriage and health at Women Deliver 2013

A mother too soon: Isabel, East Timor

  • Brendan Rigby

Young brides in Laos face uncertain futures

  • Brendan Rigby

Vietnam: the burden of being a child bride

  • Brendan Rigby

PRESS RELEASE: Reducing child marriage will accelerate efforts to improve maternal health

"Our children deserve better than child marriage," blogs Malaysian child rights organisation

  • Protect and Save the Children Malaysia

Child marriage case draws attention in Malaysia

Child marriage in Malaysia, a child rights issue

  • Voice of the Children

End child marriage: a moral and foreign policy imperative. Watch our Hangout!

Girls Not Brides members launch the Uganda Alliance to End Child Marriage

When does child marriage become slavery?

  • Catherine Turner

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