Which Funders are Fighting Child Marriage, and What Other Marriage Laws Need Reform?

Here’s an issue that could use more attention from philanthropy: reforming child marriage laws and other laws, like “triple talaq” in India, that hurt women. Read on:

Progress for women is gradual in a world where an estimated 15 million girls are sold into marriage. In developing nations, the situation is even worse. According to the UNFPA, an estimated “one in three girls is married before reaching age 18. One in nine is married under age 15.” Among other scary news on child marriage…

Source: More Philanthropy To Fix Marriage Laws That Hurt Women and Girls? Yes, Please! – Philanthropy Women

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