Anuradha was only 13 years old and was studying in class eight when she was married off as a child bride. And only a year into marriage, she gave birth to her first child.
Women and girls on the global stage: What do CSW65 and Generation Equality mean?
Written by Marta Galambos – a World Vision Strong Women Strong World NextGen leader and a graduate of civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University currently working in Colorado, USA. How can women and girls, in every society, participate effectively as full and equal members of their communities? I first became interested in this question as an undergraduate … Read More
Why more school = less child marriage
Education is key to reducing child marriage: A girl’s risk of early marriage is reduced for every year she stays in school. Here’s why.
The power of passing the mic: Girls’ voices create lasting change
International Day of the Girl is October 11. We’re lifting up the voices of three girls who advocated for the rights of girls in their communities.
One brave young woman fights to end child marriage during COVID-19
As COVID-19 threatens to raise child marriage rates, a young girl in Nepal uses new-found skills to create change for girls in her community.
Child marriage in Syria: How conflict is stealing girls’ futures
As war continues, child marriage in Syria is increasing. Some estimates show rates in 2017 were four times higher than they were before the crisis.
There is no word “defeat” in Naima’s dictionary
Naima overcame incredible challenges to become an educated woman, including abuse and child marriage. She worked to support her education and never gave up.
10 questions Congress asked us about moms and babies
We testified about maternal and child health before Congress. Here are 10 questions they asked us about how to improve women’s global health!
10 ways God is at work around the world
God is at work all over the world — in small ways and in HUGE ways! Here we praise God for reduced global poverty, falling child marriage rates, and more!
Unstoppable girls: What it takes to end child marriage
World Vision’s child marriage report compiles data from four unique contexts and explores the harms of child marriage and what it will take to end it.