“Vows of Poverty” report identifies countries where more girls marry before age 18 than enroll in secondary school; CARE calls for greater support of adolescent girls to mark International Day of the Girl.
Boys married as young as 7 suffer trauma, now growing into key allies against child marriage.
Upworthy dubbed CARE’s Child Grooms of Nepal Report “fascinating,” in a recent article. The author shared Pannilal Yadev’s story, a former child groom who was married at 8 years
Mathura Dhobi remembers his wedding day as a joyous, festive occasion. A band was playing. Everyone was dancing.
Mathura sat on a wooden stool during the ceremony, next to his bride, who was wearing a yellow sari. He’s not sure what they said to each other, if anything.
Kiran Kochar McCabe offered a unique perspective on the problem of child marriage around the world in a Huffington Post blog.
Gita Kumari Shah, a monitoring officer with CARE, was quoted in a Los Angeles Times story that reported on child grooms in Nepal. The story also mentioned CARE’s work of trying to change attitudes t
Historic resolution aims to combat child marriage around the world
The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is an international campaign to raise awareness about gender-based violence around the world.