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#Child brides

# child-brides - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry
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Turkey religious affairs state agency under fire for saying girls as young as nine could marry

Jan 4th 2018, 3:30 PM 13,783 Views 96 Comments

The agency reportedly made the statement in a post on its website, which has since been removed.

# child-brides - Sunday 10 July, 2016

'Try it tomorrow and see': Gambian president promises 20-year jail terms for child marriage
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'Try it tomorrow and see': Gambian president promises 20-year jail terms for child marriage

Jul 10th 2016, 9:15 AM 23,065 Views 63 Comments

“The Imam and those that preside over the marriage ceremony would also be sent to jail. If you want to know whether what I am saying is true or not, try it tomorrow and see.”

# child-brides - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Married before she was 1, Meghwal met her husband as he was hurling abuse at her school gates
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# Child Brides

Married before she was 1, Meghwal met her husband as he was hurling abuse at her school gates

Oct 20th 2015, 6:10 AM 35,773 Views 17 Comments

Some Indian women are fighting back against arranged marriages.

# child-brides - Sunday 19 July, 2015

'My sister got her period at 11, taught how to please men and forced to have sex'
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# Child Brides

'My sister got her period at 11, taught how to please men and forced to have sex'

Jul 19th 2015, 11:15 AM 48,536 Views 49 Comments

Memory didn’t want that happen to her.

# child-brides - Sunday 21 September, 2014

Young boy saves 12-year-old classmate from becoming a child bride
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Young boy saves 12-year-old classmate from becoming a child bride

Sep 21st 2014, 9:15 AM 26,957 Views 15 Comments

Sumit also saved himself – and countless others.

# child-brides - Sunday 16 June, 2013

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Jun 16th 2013, 10:00 AM 10,950 Views 0 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

# child-brides - Friday 24 May, 2013

Column: The Ohio kidnap victims are finally free but the nightmare continues for girls across the world
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# Opinion

Column: The Ohio kidnap victims are finally free but the nightmare continues for girls across the world

May 24th 2013, 1:09 PM 108 Views 29 Comments

The horrific incarceration suffered by three US women kidnapped and held for ten years is now over, but for one girl every two seconds – torn from her family and forced into marriage – it has just begun, writes Vanina Trojan.

# child-brides - Monday 8 August, 2011

Polygamist leader heard on tape training child brides for sex
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# Child Brides

Polygamist leader heard on tape training child brides for sex

Aug 8th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,800 Views 11 Comments

Warren Jeffs was convicted on Friday of child sex abuse. He’s the leader of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.