Child Marriages: 39,000 Every Day

Digital Media Report



The Associated Press:

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

Xinhua: Chinese News Agency


Europa Press:(in Spanish)

Africa Science News Service:

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)

Fox News:

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:


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

Montreal Gazette: Canada

Vancouver Sun: Canada

NZ Week: New Zealand

Romagna Noi: Italy

Giornalettismo: Italy

La Presse: Italy

El Mundo: Spain

ABC: Spain

Telecinco: Spain

La Voz Libre: Spain

El Mercurio Digital: Spain

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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

Zimbabwe Star:

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

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’


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

Counter Currents:

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


Bangla News 24:

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