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.
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.
Thrive’s passage’s will usher in new cooperation among USAID and other agencies in implementing early childhood development interventions!
It may not seem intuitive, but child marriage and maternal and child health are closely linked. Learn how addressing one can help both issues.
Here’s a preview of our issues to advocate for in 2021. Learn more, then come back throughout the year to stand up and speak out!
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 pandemic has shown us why we need to strengthen efforts to end violence against children. We’ve made some progress in Congress; here’s our next step.
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.
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.
The world’s children are vulnerable to the secondary effects of COVID-19. Here’s what kids all over the world, including the U.S., are beginning to face.