U.S. State Department Working To End Child Marriages

Medium.com: What We Can Do to End Early and Forced Marriage
Recognizing the 16 Days of Activism on gender-based violence, which ended on Human Rights Day, December 10, Catherine Russell, the U.S. State Department’s ambassador-at-large for global women’s issues, examines the drivers for and negative consequences of child marriage, as well as interventions. “…[B]est practices have helped inform a new effort by the State Department to tackle early and forced marriage in the Middle East. … The State Department is also set to release a strategy to empower adolescent girls early next year…” (12/10).

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