In India, World Vision is equipping girls to fight injustice in their communities: empowering each other to break barriers and live full lives!
From child bride to anti-child marriage advocate
Anuradha was only 13 years old and was studying in class eight when she was married off as a child bride. And only a year into marriage, she gave birth to her first child.
Why the U.S. should become a global leader in ending child marriage & empowering adolescent girls
Up to 10 million more girls over the next decade are at risk of child marriage as a result of the pandemic. For the first time in almost 30 years, adolescent girls are more, not less, at risk of child marriage.
How maternal and child health programs can prevent child marriage
It may not seem intuitive, but child marriage and maternal and child health are closely linked. Learn how addressing one can help both issues.
Why more school = less child marriage
Education is key to reducing child marriage: A girl’s risk of early marriage is reduced for every year she stays in school. Here’s why.
The power of passing the mic: Girls’ voices create lasting change
International Day of the Girl is October 11. We’re lifting up the voices of three girls who advocated for the rights of girls in their communities.
One brave young woman fights to end child marriage during COVID-19
As COVID-19 threatens to raise child marriage rates, a young girl in Nepal uses new-found skills to create change for girls in her community.
Child marriage in Syria: How conflict is stealing girls’ futures
As war continues, child marriage in Syria is increasing. Some estimates show rates in 2017 were four times higher than they were before the crisis.
Why does violence against women and girls increase during disasters?
Women and girls face greater risk of violence during emergencies as harmful social norms intensify and women are further marginalized.
There is no word “defeat” in Naima’s dictionary
Naima overcame incredible challenges to become an educated woman, including abuse and child marriage. She worked to support her education and never gave up.