Tag : child bride
title : Nigeria: Christian Schoolgirl Abducted By Muslim Man, Forced to Convert to Islam and Marry Captor
summary : A 14-year-old Christian schoolgirl was abducted by a Muslim man and forced to convert to Islam before marrying him as Northern Nigeria's child marriage laws continue to go unchecked by the country's leadership.
date : Nov 15, 2016 11:08 AM EST
title : Girls Face Shattered Dreams as Nepal Fails to Curb Child Marriage
summary : Kopila Wosti was just 14 when her father married her off to a stranger who was five years older. A year later, she gave birth to a baby girl. By the time she was 20, she had three children.
date : Sep 08, 2016 11:20 AM EDT