child marriage

November 13, 2015
Guatemala raises minimum legal age of marriage to 18

This story was originally published on the MenCare website on 10 November 2015. In an expedited vote, Guatemala raised the minimum legal age of marriage last week to 18 years old for both girls and boys, reports MenCare partner ECPAT Guatemala. Before the …View More  > 

September 9, 2015
What Zimbabwe’s ‘Mother’s Groups’ Can Teach Us All

This article was originally posted on the Huffington Post website on 8 September 2015. By Ellen Chigwanda - Project Manager for Adolescent Girls Education, CARE Zimbabwe When a girl doesn’t show up for school here in Zimbabwe, there is no shoulder-shrugging among the …View More  > 

April 17, 2015
Investing in girls yields big returns

This post was originally posted on the Skoll World Forum website on 27 March. By Memory Banda My name is Memory Banda, and I am from Malawi. My country bears the burden of one of the world’s highest rates of …View More  > 

June 6, 2013
The Realities of Child Marriage

This blog post originally appeared on the Global Education First Initiative website on 6 June 2013. By Bertheline Nina Tchangoue (Cameroon), Member, Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group Maimouna’s story I will never forget this sad story that happened …View More  > 

October 10, 2012
International Day of the Girl: Girls’ Rights are Human Rights

Education is hope and dignity. Education is growth and empowerment. Education is the basic building block of every society and a pathway out of poverty.” -United Nations Secretary-General BAN Ki-moon By Nora Fyles, Head of UNGEI Secretariat October 11 marks …View More  > 

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