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Women's Position in Hinduism

” A wife is half the man, his truest friend;

A loving wife is perpetual spring

Of virtue, pleasure,wealth; a faithful wife

Is his best aid in seeking heavenly bliss;

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India

Transactivists: “Sex-Based Oppression Doesn't Exist”

The modern transactivist movement argues that sex-based oppression does not exist. They claim that oppression is based on feminine expression, and therefore there are no issues that women face that people who claim to be “transwomen” do not also face. 953 more words

Child Brides

'Not So' Sweet 16: Child Marriage in Bangladesh

Up until 2016, the Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929 was the only statute that considered Child Marriage to be an offence in Bangladesh. It had responsibly set a legal age for girls (18 years and above) and boys (21 years and above) eligible for marrying. 1,058 more words

Legal Articles

CHILD MARRIAGE IN GHANA

Ghana in its peace consists of several ethnic groups each with its unique cultural practices in relation to their tradition. From the puberty rites which promotes chastity to the female genital mutilation which has been abolished due to its bizarre and inhumane aspects and also  to the child marriages which there have been a solution to abolish it but never been enforced. 652 more words

Effort to bar child marriage in California runs into opposition — Fellowship of the Minds

If you’re going to allow minors to “choose” their sex and mess with their biology because they “deserve” it, then they are certainly entitled to make other adult decisions.

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US

Effort to bar child marriage in California runs into opposition

If you’re going to allow minors to “choose” their sex and mess with their biology because they “deserve” it, then they are certainly entitled to make other adult decisions. 676 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

Event recap: At What Cost? The Economic Impacts of Child Marriage

Each year, 15 million girls are married before the age of 18. Child marriage is a global challenge that has been shown to contribute to a number of harmful consequences, including school dropout, early pregnancy, intimate partner violence and infant mortality. 80 more words

World Bank Group