3 May 2013 - Child marriage has been missing from international development agendas. The time is ripe for that to change.
24 October 2012 - I was watching a documentary on television the other day, whose focus was on a tribe in India which engages in the practice of child marriage.
12 October 2012 - The United Nations has urged Nigerian government to protect the girl child from early marriage and abuse by enrolling girls in schools to enable them "build a foundation for a better life for themselves and their families."
11 October 2012 – On the first International Day of the Girl Child, UNICEF and partners are highlighting joint efforts to end child marriage – a fundamental human rights violation that impacts all aspects of a girl’s life.
10 October 2012 - PRESS RELEASE. As the world celebrates the first International Day of the Girl Child on October 11, 2012, eliminating child marriages should be a key political priority for governments to protect the rights of girls and women.
20 September 2012 - The practice of men marrying underage girls - which has been an accepted social norm for centuries but has been linked in recent years to the spread of HIV - was recently declared illegal in Swaziland.
Child rights organisation Plan International has expressed deep concern at new marriage laws proposed by the Egyptian parliament.
Selection of documentaries on key Child Rights issues in Africa from various sources.