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“Early marriage” is a profound human rights violation. And with 10 million girls a year — that’s 25,000 a day -- married with little or no say in the matter, often to much older men, it is a profound human rights crisis. Click on the image to learn more about how you can help fight child brides.

“Early marriage” is a profound human rights violation. And with 10 million girls a year — that’s 25,000 a day -- married with little or no say in the matter, often to much older men, it is a profound human rights crisis. Click on the image to learn more about how you can help fight child brides.

Wed at 10. A mother at 13. Widowed by 14: A child bride tells her tale

Wed at 10. A mother at 13. Widowed by 14: A child bride tells her tale

Alemtsahye Gebrekidan, now from Ethiopia, was married off at the age of 10 to a boy she had never met.

The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation on earth. ~ Jimmy Carter

The abuse of women and girls is the most pervasive and unaddressed human rights violation on earth. ~ Jimmy Carter

Almost half of Indian girls marry before they turn 18, even though it is illegal. Now, women’s rights activists are helping them fight back

Child marriage in India finally meets its match as young brides turn to courts

Almost half of Indian girls marry before they turn 18, even though it is illegal. Now, women’s rights activists are helping them fight back

Dhaka, #Bangladesh, 2011—Little has changed in the global sweatshop economy since the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1911.

Dhaka, #Bangladesh, 2011—Little has changed in the global sweatshop economy since the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in 1911.

Early marriage gravely affects the long-term emotional & physical health of women, limits their education & life opportunities, & violates their human rights. Our partner, @Friends of UNFPA are working hard to empower girls with skills-training & peer-education activities on sexual and reproductive health, finance, legal rights, decision-making and other relevant topics to prevent early marriage. You can help! Click through to support this project ending early marriage in Uzbekistan.

Early marriage gravely affects the long-term emotional & physical health of women, limits their education & life opportunities, & violates their human rights. Our partner, @Friends of UNFPA are working hard to empower girls with skills-training & peer-education activities on sexual and reproductive health, finance, legal rights, decision-making and other relevant topics to prevent early marriage. You can help! Click through to support this project ending early marriage in Uzbekistan.

Gloria Steinem: Feminist Activist - has worked tirelessly to fight for women's rights. Hear a little about how she became one of the leading women behind the movement, and let her serve as a reminder there's still a lot of work to be done.

Gloria Steinem: Feminist Activist - has worked tirelessly to fight for women's rights. Hear a little about how she became one of the leading women behind the movement, and let her serve as a reminder there's still a lot of work to be done.

Sorry for the letdown, it’s a mashup, but this is the probable outcome in the debate of this very well spoken child when pit against her sexual predator. Nada Al Ahdal is an 11 year old Yemeni girl who fled home to avoid becoming a child bride. Her video went viral this […]

Sorry for the letdown, it’s a mashup, but this is the probable outcome in the debate of this very well spoken child when pit against her sexual predator. Nada Al Ahdal is an 11 year old Yemeni girl who fled home to avoid becoming a child bride. Her video went viral this […]

Nearly half of girls in Malawi are married before they turn 18. Take a stand with to speak out against child marriage. Click on the image to read more about this @Global Fund for Women project, 'Projecting Courage Through Film.'

Nearly half of girls in Malawi are married before they turn 18. Take a stand with to speak out against child marriage. Click on the image to read more about this @Global Fund for Women project, 'Projecting Courage Through Film.'

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