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Empowering Girls is Key to Ending Child Marriage

A new report highlights strategies to end child marriage, a harmful practice that turns millions of young girls worldwide into child brides. The International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) launched the report in Washington and hosted a panel discussion that included international NGOs and humanitarian agencies.  The ICRW said the groups explored successful programs in Bangladesh, Egypt, Ethiopia and India that focused on empowering girls, preventing child marriage and...

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