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What better way to say “I do” than by empowering girls to say “I don’t”

What better way to say “I do” than by empowering girls to say “I don’t”

It’s is International Day of the Girl on October 11th. So all businesses that support women and girls like CorkYogis are celebrating a huge new initiative – VOW.At a moment of renewed drive to empower women and girls across the world, VOW launched today with a mission to put the…

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Child Marriage – Wars and Natural Disasters are a Tragedy for Girls

Child Marriage – Wars and Natural Disasters are a Tragedy for Girls

In the third of this series on child marriage, I am looking at those times when things get worse for girls.There are three situations which researchers know make it highly likely that the rate of child marriage will increase – war, displacement and natural disasters.  In all these cases families…

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Child Marriage – It Happens Everywhere

Child Marriage – It Happens Everywhere

One of the many surprising facts about child marriage is how widespread it is. It happens on every continent. We often think of it as being an Asian or African thing – globally 1 in 5 girls is married before 18, but even if we look only at developed countries…

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Child Marriage Ruins Lives

Child Marriage Ruins Lives

This week I have been in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, attending a conference of 480 people from all over 70 countries that focus on ending the practice of child marriage. The UN estimates that about 12m girls each year are married before their 18th birthday, often to men decades older than…

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#MeToo…So What’s Next?

#MeToo…So What’s Next?

The rise of the #MeToo movement has been astounding and quite frankly shocking with the numbers of women speaking out, but there is always been that little voice saying… what’s next?My experience (and perhaps many others) has been that society, very cleverly and somewhat subtly, blames women for all the…

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