Child widows exist! There are at least a million and a half of them. They are girls given into marriage at a young age and whose husband died, either of illness or violence or conflict. Mohinder Watson, a colleague in Geneva for the ICW, wrote probably the first report about them. She is the driving […]
Women Empowerment and Human Resource Development Centre of India (WHI) celebrated the Women’s Day on March 8th in association with International Women’s Peace Group ( IWPG), International Alliance of Women, LBS institute of technology for women, All India Women’s Conference ( AIWC) , Chirayin Keezhu branch and Sandepani school . The celebration included a peace rally […]
Every year 15 millions girls get married before the age of 18. In 2016, child marriage still remains a global issue. Primarily driven by poverty and economic status, the practice also relies on cultural, traditional and religious motives.
Help enable two activists from Cameroon to join IAW at Congress and share their knowledge and experience of fighting violence against women.
There can be neither justification nor impunity for child marriage and violence against girls. The legal age of marriage should generally be 18 years and existing legislation must be implemented.
President Joanna Manganara congratulates Yemen Human Rights minister for her efforts to ban child marriage