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My Hope for 2030: A World Without Child Marriage

Impatient Optimists | Posted 04.08.2013 | World
Impatient Optimists

The harmful effects of child marriage are not limited to the girls themselves. When a girl is married, she is deprived of the opportunities -- educational, social and economic -- that would allow her to help lift her family and her community out of poverty.

The Beginning of the End for Child Marriage

Emily Teitsworth | Posted 02.02.2013 | Impact
Emily Teitsworth

Before the end of the year, the lives of millions of girls in Sub-Saharan Africa will be transformed, in what many are calling the beginning of the end for child marriage.

Happy International Day of the Girl

Nahal Shakib | Posted 10.11.2012 | Teen
Nahal Shakib

There is no question that with the proper education and environment, a girl is capable of great things -- in fact, the tenacity that girls consistently show proves that they will lead the world to this realization.