Stories and impact

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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Building an African movement to end child marriage

Mobilising spiritual leaders to prevent child marriage in Kenya

  • Wanjala Wafula

When we empower girls, everybody benefits

  • Graça Machel

EveryChild Malawi urges government to address child marriage

  • Brussels Mughogo

On first International Day of the Girl, Girls Not Brides members call for action on child marriage

A ‘brave’ stand: The fight to end forced marriage

  • General Counsel of the AHA Foundation

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon "let girls be girls, not brides"

A promise to girls

  • Ela Bhatt, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Findings from India: low self-esteem leaves girls vulnerable to child marriage

  • Dr. Ashok Dyalchand

We can end child marriage! Let’s talk how

Tino's story, Ethiopia

Eyes that haunt: Life as seen by an Ethiopian child bride

  • Gillian Gaynair

Rupa’s story, Bangladesh

Rubina's story, Pakistan

Robena's Story, Afghanistan

Mairamou's story, Cameroon

Khadija's story, Malawi

Samjhana's story, Nepal

Voices from Turkey

Brenda's story, Uganda

  • Samuel Wambayo

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