Search Results for Tag: Child marriage
What’s the situation of women’s and girl’s rights in your country? Gang rape, child marriage, witch hunts, domestic violence, gender bias, glass ceiling, pay gap, discrimination…
Date28.07.2016 | 15:39
TagsChild marriage, domestic violence, gang rape, gender bias, glass-ceiling, pay gap, witch hunts, women's rights
Women and girls in Ethiopia face a daunting number of challenges, including violence. Two out of three women actually believe that wife-beating is justified. All-female band Yegna is confronting the entrenched beliefs that hold Ethiopian women back.
Date10.05.2016 | 12:15
TagsChild marriage, domestic violence, Ethiopia, Ethiopia's Spice Girls, Eva Beyer, Nadina Schwarzbeck, women's rights, Yegna
What is more important for a country, schools or weapons? A question asked by Malala generated a variety of responses from our readers. Some are of the opinion that the chance to get a good education is vital. Hence a post regarding a five-year-old girl being given in marriage to an adult received many comments.
Date06.05.2016 | 13:25
TagsChild marriage, Christine Lagarde, Dunya Maumoon, India, Malala Yousafzai, Maldives, muslim, Pakistan, women, women's rights
The capacity to bounce back and thrive in the face of adversity is not a natural talent or quality. Rather, it’s the result of a set of skills that can be learned. And no better has this been demonstrated in the impoverished state of Bihar in northern India.
Date29.01.2016 | 15:37
Tagsbihar, Child marriage, Education, empowering girls, empowering women, girls' rights, ICRW, India, International Center for Research on Women, Murali Krishnan, women's rights
Child marriage, considered a human rights violation, is a prevalent phenomenon in India that many activists have been fighting against for decades. A report by the ICRW states that the prevalence of child marriage is 60 percent in the state of Bihar, the highest in the country.
Date29.01.2016 | 15:32
Tagsbihar, Child marriage, CorStone, Education for girls, empowering girls, empowering women, ICRW, India, women's rights
‘Saudi Arabia sentences woman convicted of adultery to death by stoning – her male partner gets 100 lashes.’ This article got the most comments from readers. What do you think about this topic? Give your comment below.
Date12.12.2015 | 11:44
Tagsaged parents, Child marriage, christmas, divorce, family, family civil law, lashes, polygamy, saudi arabia, stoning, talaq, women's rights, womensrights
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