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The Elders Girls Not Brides

She-lanthropy: Mabel van Oranje on Ending Child Marriage

Farah Mohamed | Posted 09.26.2013 | World
Farah Mohamed

I have been accused of "stalking" people from time to time. I choose my subjects very carefully. They need to be inspirational, smart, ambitious,...

A Promise to Girls

Desmond Tutu | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Desmond Tutu

Today is the first-ever International Day of the Girl. This is a day to celebrate the fact that it is girls who will change the world; that the empowerment of girls holds the key to development and security for families, communities and societies worldwide.

Mary Robinson and The Elders Make Child Marriage Prevention a Top Priority

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 12.14.2011 | Impact
Marcia G. Yerman

Working to bring together non-governmental agencies from around the world, Girls Not Brides is confronting a practice that prohibits 10 million girls -- annually -- of the right to an education, health, and security.

New Global Campaign Takes Aim at Child Marriage

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 11.21.2011 | Impact
Katherine Gustafson

The Elders, an organization of eminent global leaders first convened by Nelson Mandela, have announced the launch of a major global initiative dedicated to ending child marriage within a generation.