Search Results for Tag: child bride
We have heard about child marriages in South Asia. Unfortunately this is also widely practiced in Africa. Read more here and other news about women that made it to the headlines.
Date27.11.2015 | 15:24
Tagsburqa, child bride, Child marriage, hair shedding, India, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against women, niqab, SafeLives, tampon tax, thyroid disorder, Women's Aid, women's rights, womensrights
Today I am going to share the inspiring story about Salma, a seven-year-old girl who sells snacks at the bus stop and studies for her future.
Date22.05.2015 | 15:11
Marriage at age nine is permitted, working is not; make-up is evil. Those are points written in a new treatise by female “Islamic State” supporters. Now three schoolgirls from London are believed to have crossed from Turkey into Syria. Read more for women’s news that made it to the headlines.
Date24.02.2015 | 20:16
TagsAnne FrankViolence against Women and Girls, Asia Bibi, bride trafficking, child bride, domestic violence, IS, Islamic State, Surrogacy, Violence against women
I was involved in a discussion started by a friend of mine a couple of days ago. In his opinion, “women’s rights are hardly an issue in most developed western countries in comparison to 100 years ago.” So he thinks that “what liberated woman and supportive men of these western countries need to do is go to a country that really does have woman impediments, and make a difference for them.”
Date19.01.2015 | 22:17