child marriage

child marriage

Teen Couple Runs Away From Home, Then Uses a Legal Loophole to Get Married

The parents of a 14-year-old girl and her 16-year-old boyfriend tried to stop the wedding due to their age, to no luck.
Edoardo Liotta
3.11.19
equality

How Sexual and Reproductive Rights are Essential to Achieving Gender Equality

We need to do something about these horrifying violations of inalienable human rights.
Sharon Shum
12.4.18
child marriage

Death of a Teen Girl Prompts New Debate Over Child Marriage In Indonesia

She was only 15 years old.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
11.28.18
child marriage

Trying to Understand the Young Marriage That Shocked Indonesia

Syamsuddin and Fitrah​ Ayu were only teenagers when they decided to get married.
Eko Rusdianto
4.27.18
Dating

This Man Wants Young Couples to Skip the Dating Scene and Just Get Married Instead

Indonesia Tanpa Pacaran is an anti-dating movement that sees all premarital relationships as sinful.
Adi Renaldi
1.30.18
women

Child Brides Seek Justice In Constitutional Court

They don't want their children to suffer the same fate.
Arzia Tivany Wargadiredja
4.21.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Malaysian MP Says 12-Year-Old Girls Are 'Physically And Spiritually' Ready For Marriage

A debate over child marriage sent one MP on a rant about young girls' bodies and how the victims of rape should just marry their rapists so they can lead "healthier" lives.
Adi Renaldi
4.6.17
child marriage

The Teens Going Door to Door to Stop Child Marriages

Child marriage is technically illegal in Bangladesh, but six in 10 girls are still married off before the age of 18. Now, teens across the country are adopting grassroots approaches to fight for their rights—and it's working.
Madeline Moitozo
4.2.17