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Child marriage is a crime!

Child marriage is a crime!

Steal These Stats Almost 39,000 girls become child brides every single day, often married to much older men.

Steal These Stats Almost 39,000 girls become child brides every single day, often married to much older men.

Child Brides - the worse abuse of human rights that hides itself behind tradition and religious beliefs, supported in come (in our view) backward countries !

Child Brides - the worse abuse of human rights that hides itself behind tradition and religious beliefs, supported in come (in our view) backward countries !

Save the GIRL child! Share to spread awareness!

Save the GIRL child! Share to spread awareness!

Child Marriage

Child Marriage

Bas Gul, left, 17, lives in a women's shelter/safe house in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. She was forced to marry at 11 to a 5 year-old boy and ran away after 5 years. Until women's shelters were started after 2003, a woman in an abusive marriage usually had no one to turn to for protection. Since the overthrow of the Taliban in 2001, a more concrete idea of women's rights has begun to take hold, promoted by the newly created Ministry of Women's Affairs and a small community of women's advocates.

Bas Gul, left, 17, lives in a women's shelter/safe house in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. She was forced to marry at 11 to a 5 year-old boy and ran away after 5 years. Until women's shelters were started after 2003, a woman in an abusive marriage usually had no one to turn to for protection. Since the overthrow of the Taliban in 2001, a more concrete idea of women's rights has begun to take hold, promoted by the newly created Ministry of Women's Affairs and a small community of women's advocates.

Facts you may not know about #childmarriage: Parents marry off a girl early to keep the dowry low and so that they don't have to support her.

Facts you may not know about #childmarriage: Parents marry off a girl early to keep the dowry low and so that they don't have to support her.

Female Genital Mutilation: the facts, and how we can eliminate this harmful practice.  International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 2014.

Female Genital Mutilation: the facts, and how we can eliminate this harmful practice. International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation 2014.

In the next decade, 142 million girls worldwide will be married before age 18. (Source: UNFPA)

In the next decade, 142 million girls worldwide will be married before age 18. (Source: UNFPA)

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