The damaging practice of child marriage pushes girls into a life of exploitation and abuse while denying them the right to escape. Addressing the systemic causes that underpin child marriage is necessary for its prevention.
“Worldwide, it is estimated nearly half of children aged two–seventeen face some form of violence each year” – UNICEF. Violence against children is an urgent public health concern and human rights issue. It affects children of […]
Education is the fundamental human right that every child has. It was reported that more than 130 million children are out of school. In many parts of the world, children still cannot attend school, and […]
A total of 650 million: This is the number of all girls and women alive in 2017 who were married as children as the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) estimated in its most recent annual […]