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The difference between cotton and lace

A 12 year old Norwegian girl, Thea, started a blog. She wrote about horses, music and friends. She took selfies with stuffed animals. Her dream was to be a veterinarian. 543 more words

Human Rights

Food for thought #6

Food for thought is back!

How ISIS work – a piece from the NY Times that provides a clear overview of this organization.

Stop child marriage… 164 more words

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Focus: Girls not brides

According to the global organisation ‘Girls Not Brides’, 13.5 million girls were married before they turned 18 in 2010 and an estimated 15.4 million girls a year will marry as children by 2030 if nothing is done. 222 more words

Child Marriage: By The Numbers

Last week, a blog by 12-year-old Norwegian girl Thea went viral. Thea blogged about her feelings surrounding her upcoming wedding to a 37-year-old man named Geir. 143 more words

By The Numbers

Bangladesh may lower its legal ages of marriage

Earlier today, Human Rights Watch (HRW) warned that the Bangladeshi government was considering lowering the age of marriage for girls from 18 to 16 and men from 21 to 18. 78 more words

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"I Do"

Last week the Norwegian branch of “Plan” launched a blog written seemingly by a twelve year old girl named Thea. Thea’s blog collected her thoughts about her impending marriage to a thirty seven year old names Gier. 808 more words

Women's Rights