What are you going to do to end child marriage? (Too Young to Wed)

August 5, 2014 - 11:15

8/5/2014 -- Too Young To Wed -- "What are you going to do to end child marriage?"

Luckily, awareness of child marriage and FGM are on the rise, thanks to advocacy work by groups like Girls Not Brides and Equality Now and the high-level conversations that give rise to events like Girl Summit 2014. Perhaps even more importantly, those conversations are beginning to happen at the local level by engaging parents, young girls and boys, and religious and community leaders who understand the cultural implications of these practices and are uniquely suited to offering meaningful, long-term solutions. [read more...]