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Child Marriage Is Illegal In Nepal. But Nearly 40% Of Girls Wed Before 18

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.12.2016 | Impact

KATHMANDU, Sept 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kopila Wosti was just 14 when her father married her off to a stranger who was five years older. A ye...

Mozambique Devises National Plan To End Child Marriage

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.15.2016 | Impact

Mozambique, which has one of the highest rates of child marriage in the world, announced a national plan on Monday to put an end to the institution. T...

Child Brides Photo Series Proves Girls Are Simply 'Too Young To Wed'

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 10.12.2015 | Impact

When Mejgon was 11 years old, her father sold her to a married 60-year-old Afghanistan man for two boxes of heroin. “In my whole life, I’ve never ...

Girl Who Evaded Child Marriage: I'd Rather Die Than Be Married Off

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact

In a bone-chilling three minutes, a young girl who evaded child marriage tells the world that she would “rather die,” than be forced to undergo an...