Child Marriages: 39,000 Every Day

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Newswires

Worldwide

The Associated Press:
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hxnVwXuP_7b9BhG5XkVHawilnt8g?docId=19b219f27d6e48faaac359344a693534

Al Jazeera English:
Child brides: How old is too young to marry?

Xinhua: Chinese News Agency
http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.asp?id=129635

International

Europa Press:(in Spanish)
http://www.europapress.es/sociedad/noticia-oms-denuncia-cada-dia-producen-39000-matrimonios-infantiles-20130308122320.html

Africa Science News Service:
http://www.africasciencenews.org/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=773:child-marriages-on-the-rise-in-sub-saharan-africa-warn-advocates&catid=63:health&Itemid=114

Online Coverage

United States

The Washington Post:
Child brides in South Sudan beaten, killed; 39,000 girls forced to marry globally every day

USA Today:
Child brides around the world sold off like cattle

The Boston Globe:
39,000 girls forced to marry daily

Huffington Post:
Too Young to Wed: Working Together to End Child Marriage

Detroit Free Press:
Child marriages increase violence, reduce education, United Nations group says

CBS News:
Third of girls in 42 countries forced into child marriages

Salon: (AP)
http://www.salon.com/2013/03/08/half_of_girls_in_south_sudan_forced_to_marry/singleton/

Fox News:
http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/03/08/child-brides-in-south-sudan-beaten-killed-3000-girls-forced-to-marry-globally/

Portland Press Herald (Maine Today):
Child bride: A dreadful, or deadly, life
Africa, India and Asia are especially beset with an appalling social tradition that continues.

Medical Xpress:
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-03-child-marriages-day.html

International

CNN: (Edition: International)
Married at 13 to man in his 70s: Child bride who’s changing attitudes

The Guardian: UK
140 million girls will become child brides by 2020 at current rates
UN Commission on Status of Women debates inclusion of child marriage in agreement on eliminating violence against women, as Malawi seeks to raise its legal age of marriage from 15 to 18

Health Canal: UK
Child marriages: 39,000 every day

People’s Daily Online (English): China
UN marks International Women’s Day with strong message
to end early marriage

The Japan Times:
Child marriages persist in the poorest countries

Taipei Times: Taiwan
http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2013/03/12/2003556862

Montreal Gazette: Canada
http://www.montrealgazette.com/health/Child+brides+South+Sudan+beaten+killed+39000+girls+forced/8068528/story.html

Vancouver Sun: Canada
http://www.vancouversun.com/Forcing+young+girls+child+brides+rampant+poor+countries+reports/8070668/story.html

NZ Week: New Zealand
http://www.nzweek.com/world/feature-un-marks-international-womens-day-with-strong-message-to-end-early-marriage-53248/

Romagna Noi: Italy
http://www.romagnanoi.it/news/italiaestero/742242/Spose-bambine-Allarme-dell-Onu-140-milioni-in-9-anni.html

Giornalettismo: Italy
http://www.giornalettismo.com/archives/817445/l8-marzo-delle-bambine-uccise-dalla-gravidanza/

La Presse: Italy
http://www.lapresse.it/mondo/nord-america/allarme-dall-onu-140-milioni-di-spose-bambine-tra-2011-e-2020-1.296188

El Mundo: Spain
elmundo.es/elmundosalud/2013/03/08/mujer/1362746586.html

ABC: Spain
http://www.abc.es/sociedad/20130308/abci-matrimonios-infantiles-201303081229.html

Telecinco: Spain
http://www.telecinco.es/informativos/sociedad/OMS-denuncia-producen-matrimonios-infantiles_0_1568700194.html

La Voz Libre: Spain
http://www.lavozlibre.com/noticias/ampliar/724051/la-oms-denuncia-que-cada-dia-se-producen-39000-matrimonios-infantiles

El Mercurio Digital: Spain
http://www.elmercuriodigital.net/2013/03/39000-ninas-son-obligadas-casarse-al-dia.html

Terra: Spain
http://noticias.terra.es/mundo/dia-internacional-de-la-mujer-sus-logros-y-reivindicaciones,dd61e536a764d310VgnVCM20000099cceb0aRCRD.html

Africa
BBC RADIO:

BBC Africa World Service: from New York
Radio interview with Malawi’s Minister of Health Catherine Gotani Hara

BBC Africa World Service: from Zambia
Radio interview with child bride in Zambia

BBC World Service – French Africa, Swahili, Hindi
BBC World Service – English to Africa
BBC Swahili Service
BBC French Africa Service
BBC Hindi Service

The Star: Kenya
CHILD BRIDE CASES WORRIES UN

Zimbabwe Star:
http://www.zimbabwestar.com/index.php/sid/213070080/scat/b8de8e630faf3631

Spy Ghana:
By 2020 more than 140 million girls would have become child brides globally if…

All Africa.com:
Africa: By 2020, More Than 140 Million Girls Will Have Become Child Brides – UN

The Nation: Nigeria< ‘More than 140m girls to become child brides in 2020’

India

Hindustan Times:
India leading world’s child marriages: UN

Counter Currents:
http://www.countercurrents.org/cc080313A.htm

Zee News:
‘Over 140 mn girls will become child brides between 2011-20’

Bangladesh

Bangla News 24:
http://mail.banglanews24.com/English/detailsnews.php?nssl=44186c84a190590efc6806df93e14a5a&nttl=0803201365486

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