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Buying Time, Learning to Dream

Mentoring and educational programs for girls in Ethiopia help delay marriage and give girls time to develop their own dreams.

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Letter from Kenya: Child Marriage at Home and Abroad

Kenya is keen to make laws criminalizing child marriage but is not ready to follow through with the promise to protect girls.

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Girls’ Rights are Human Rights

Legislation proposed by Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN) would take concrete steps to prevent child marriage in the countries where girls are most vulnerable by generating political commitment to address child marriage as a human rights abuse.

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Child Marriage Not An Economic Solution

It’s tempting to think of early marriage as a solution to economic deprivation. But early marriage almost always means less education, limited opportunities and economic insecurity for the married girl.

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