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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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Zahara’s story, Niger

Danedjo, Cameroon

Fatoumata's story, The Gambia

  • Lilli Loveday

Meet the teens hailed by India's president for resisting child marriage

  • Nasmin Chowdhary

Marriage laws in Malawi: how can girls benefit if they are not consulted?

  • Faith Phiri

President Bill Clinton describes child marriage as “a form of slavery” and recognises Girls Not Brides

Swaziland: New legislation outlaws child marriage

National marriage registration to enforce child marriage laws in Pakistan

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird commits support to end child marriage

Break taboos and engage men: key steps to end child marriage in Pakistan

  • Qamar Naseem

Your chance to bring child marriage to the attention of the US government!

Stephanie Sinclair, human rights photographer, interviewed by Christiane Amanpour on child brides

Ending child marriage a “personal commitment” of US Secretary of State Clinton

Early marriage robs children of their opportunities

  • Graça Machel, Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Finding an ally: Building partnerships with the media on child marriage

  • SOLID Nepal

“Child marriage: a global human rights tragedy” Senator Dick Durbin addresses the US Senate

Family planning and child brides: fulfilling their right to choose

Evelyn's story, Liberia

UK parliamentarians hear testimony on child marriage; Girls Not Brides reflects

My dream is for every Yemeni girl to live a safe life, Deputy Minister tells UK parliamentarians

  • Jamela Saleh Al-Raiby

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