Last month, a Sudanese court sentenced a 19-year-old woman to death for killing her husband – who had repeatedly raped her.
Millions of children around the world are forced into these marriages against their will.
Imagine what you were doing when you were 11. You had probably just started secondary school, perhaps you dreamed of being a doctor, artist, computer scientist? Maybe you looked forward to the weekend when you could go to the cinema with your friends, go swimming or shopping.
The Day Of The Girl Is A Reminder To Redouble Our Efforts To Keep Girls In School And Out Of Child Marriage
Alice with Faith (not her real name), one of the girls she mentors and supports to go to school. Photo: Eliza Powell/Camfed
If 2016 was a year of great social and political upheaval, will 2017 be the year that women and girls worldwide pay the price
Not the kind of pretty subject we're used to being associated with getting married. But nevertheless, one that I feel needs
There is 'nothing inappropriate' about the arrangement
A father has defended his decision to announce the engagement of his 12-year-old son to his 11-year-old cousin. News of Omar