Laws against child marriage are important, but groups like Aahung are showing how community outreach is just as critical.
2015 was a momentous year for women—a year of impressive achievements but also extreme hardship. Here are our highlights for 2015.
Based in the Extreme North region of Cameroon, ALVF works to end all forms of gender-based violence, including child marriage. In this video, ALVF founder Sike Bille speaks with IWHC President Françoise Girard about how she established ALVF and began her work to end child marriage.
This fall, the Obama Administration made a decision that seems to be a step forward for sexual rights. But is it?
Africa has the highest rates of child marriage in the world—1 in 3 girls are married before the age of 18—so the issue demands immediate action there.
APAD works to prevent child marriage and support survivors so they are able to tell their stories, demand social change, and survive on their own.
IWHC partners from Cameroon will be on hand to provide expert opinions on successful strategies.
A travelogue At the end of October, IWHC brought four inspiring women from northern Cameroon to the United States to participate in Girl Summit DC and to advocate for the U.S. Government to do more to end child marriage. All of the women have been touc …
Nearly 200 advocates, experts, and US government officials gathered at Girl Summit DC to discuss emerging research and effective strategies for ending child marriage.
At the first-ever Girl Summit in 2014, governments, organizations, and advocates from around the world promised to end child marriage globally. The U.S. joined other governments in pledging to step up efforts. One year later, where do we stand? Please …