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8 June 2015

Dependent, deprived: Child brides in India tell their stories

MADHYA PRADESH/RAJASTHAN, India – “I was 16 and never missed a day at school,” recalled Komal, who was forced to drop out of school and become a child bride. “I had to leave it all as my parents had bartered me for a girl my elder brother was to marry.” 

Ending violence and discrimination against women

28 November 2014

Ending violence and discrimination against women: A call to action in India and around the world

DELHI/NEW YORK – "Today, there is no country in the world, not one, where women and girls live free from violence," said UNFPA Executive Director Dr.

14 October 2013

Too Young to Wed: Indian Girls Say No to Child Marriage

Stephanie Sinclair, the award-winning photographer behind the 'Too Young to Wed' exhibit, returns to India to meet a group of girls who had the courage to refuse early marriages.

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