Tag : child marriage
Child Marriage Ban Denied in New Jersey title : Ban on Alarming Child Marriage Rejected in New Jersey, Governor Considers Religious Customs
summary : A proposed ban on the alarming child marriage failed to receive approval in New Jersey as Governor Chris Christie rejects the bill. The Republican governor said that the refusal was to avoid conflict with various religious customs.
date : May 16, 2017 02:19 PM EDT
Christians in Nigeria 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
Child marriage 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