Released Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped from their school in Dapchi, in the northeastern state of Yobe, wait to meet the Nigerian president at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on March 23, 2018. The Nigerian president promised on March 23, 2018 to free the remaining Christian schoolgirl still held …

U.N.: 23 Million Girls in Nigeria Are Victims of Child Marriage

Over 23 million girls in Nigeria are victims of child marriage, the country representative for the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women revealed Sunday amid a campaign against gender-based violence in the African country.

Cattle herders lead cows and bulls down an unpaved road in Southern Sudan's main city Juba on January 11, 2011. Juba is preparing to become a capital city. AFP PHOTO/ROBERTO SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Price of Child Brides Skyrockets to 300 Cows in South Sudan and Kenya

An extensive report published by Thomson Reuters Foundation on Wednesday finds that the price of a child bride in eastern Africa, particularly South Sudan and Kenya, has skyrocketed as families seek ways to avoid starvation and ensure their children have food and shelter.

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Stats Reveal 6,000 Cases of Child Marriage in Egypt

TEL AVIV — Newly released official statistics in Egypt indicate that some 6,000 cases of marriage involving children under 15 year of age, most of them girls, have occurred in the last few years.

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Child Marriage In Jordan Hits Record High

JAFFA, Israel – Child marriage in Jordan has hit a record high, with 10,866 minor brides registered in 2015 alone. According to data released by the kingdom’s religious courts system, more than 30,000 people under 18 years old have been wed

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Feminists Need To Know — Islam Kills Women

I used to be a feminist, but I gave it up so I could speak out for women’s rights. Even before the “intersectional”, “how many genders are there?” lunacy took over, feminism was filled to bursting with types who think

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9-Year-Old Kenyan Girl Married Off To 78-Year-Old Man

The practice of “beading,” or “promising girls to their male relatives for sex,” is supposed to be illegal in Kenya, but it still occurs in tribal areas, according to a 13-year-old girl named Younis who was married off to a 78-year-old man when she was only 9 years old.