A Man Marries a Little Girl in Nigeria as Part of Culture

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Joseph Besong

In Africa culture plays a very big role in marriage, especially in the traditional setting. Some marriages still accept old traditions that look ancient and old fashioned.

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British girls are being sold as child brides like I was, says campaigner

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Emma Batha

When Gabriella Gillespie was six her father killed her mother; when she was 13 he took her and her sisters to his native Yemen and sold them as child brides.

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Child Marriage: Solving the consequences and policing the right policies

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Ebi Robert

 

A sure way to achieve peace is respect for human rights –

                      Child marriage is malice to Humanity.

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Huthi forces recruiting child soldiers for front-line combat in Yemen

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Amnesty International

New evidence has emerged of how the Huthi armed group is actively recruiting boys as young as 15 to fight as child soldiers on the front lines of the conflict in Yemen, said human rights NGO Amnesty International after speaking to the families of three boys targeted by the appalling practice which violates international law.

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Children of War: The Most Endangered Species

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Zeeshan A. Shah

No social problem is as universal as the oppression of a childMaria Montessori.

Nations are at war as we succumb to casualties around the world. Children living in conflict zones today are being marginalized as countries seek solutions to a problem larger than life itself. The safety and security of children worldwide seems to be at stake, as there are more weapons of war being generated than food and shelter for the oppressed segments of society.

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