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Child Marriage Still Exists: How This NY Assemblywoman Is Pushing for Change

Eighty-four percent of the 3,853 minors married in New York between 2000 and 2010 were minor girls married to adult men. Today, the minimum age to marry in New York is still 14. Read More »

Bride Kidnapping in Kyrgyzstan: A Barely Addressed Human Rights Crisis

Marriage is founded in the "idea" of love, but it's always been complicated. Read More »

MAKERS UK Cause Spotlight: Jasvinder Sanghera

As a female in the UK growing up within a particular sector of the British-Sikh community, “We were more or less told to be seen but not heard,” Sanghera, founder of the charity Karma Nirvana, told MAKERS UK. Read More »