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Keeping Girls in School: Addressing Early Marriage and Breaking Barriers to Reproductive Health Care

Haregnesh Abetneh, a young child bride in Ethiopia who is back in school

Married at 3, divorced at 8? Early marriage should not be an option for any young girl–no matter where she lives.

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Afternoon Roundup: Pushing the Child Marriage Act, Free Birth Control in Colombia, Colorado’s First Gay/Latina Justice!

Congress has the chance to pass historic legislation preventing child marrriage globally; web hosting company GoDaddy.com donates a whopping $500,000 to an HIV/AIDS prevention center for women; the Philippine parliament sells out poor citizens’ reproductive health access; Colorado swears in its first openly gay, Latina Supreme Court Justice.

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