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Forced Marriages

Can Disaster Be Averted for the Women of Afghanistan?

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics
Ida Lichter, M.D.

There is a potential catastrophe looming when foreign troops leave Afghanistan, as the central government could well sacrifice women and girls in future negotiations with the Taliban.

How Spoons Help Stop Forced Marriages

Agence France Presse | Robin Millard | Posted 10.14.2013 | World

As Britain puts airport staff on alert to spot potential victims of forced marriage, one campaigning group says the trick of putting a spoon in their ...

Gay Indian Men Speak Out On Forced Marriages

Betwa Sharma | Posted 04.19.2012 | Queer Voices
Betwa Sharma

Mum and Dad, even after they know that their child is gay, insist on traditional marriage. They agree to lie to the in-laws and turn a blind eye to the extramarital affairs. The bride's future is of no consequence in this deal.

AIDS Summit at the UN: Not Enough Talk About Sex

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 08.13.2011 | World
Evelyn Leopold

World leaders gathered at the United Nations to mark the 30th anniversary of the HIV/AIDS epidemic. Adrienne Germain and Alexandra Garita discuss the declaration and the controversies that arise whenever sex is a key part of an agenda.