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Petition to Malcolm Turnbull
Marriage equality is possible in this parliament. Aussies have waited long enough, it’s time to stop the delay. Call on parliament to hold a free vote and pass marriage equality now!Around the parliamentarians and the leaders of all major parties support marriage equality. But we haven’t won yet, it’ll commitment. Join the urgent call now to win marriage equality in this parliament and together we’ll build the national campaign needed to win!Read more

Olivia WhittyMelbourne, Australia
35,736 supporters
Created Oct 5, 2016
Petition to Prime Minister of Pakistan, National Assembly of Pakistan
Malookan, aka Gudi, was sold in marriage for 250,000 Rupees. She is ten years old.  Her husband is marriage at 18.  However, the Bill, raised as a Private Members Bill by Mr. Ramesh Kumar, still needs to to ensure that the evil practice of child marriage is ended, once and for all.   Read more

Anam ZebIslamabad, Pakistan
95,165 supporters
Created May 9, 2019
Petition to The Federal Government of Nigeria, National House Of Assembly, Senate
subservient to men. One of such is the issue of child marriage. The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Right's Act says, “a person under the age of 18 is incapable of contracting a valid marriage. If such a marriage does take place, it should be declared null and void and of no effect." Contradicting make the constitution clearer on child marriage in Nigeria. It's Never Your Fault is a not-for-profit Fault's #BanChildMarriageNigeria wants the Federal Government to ban child marriage in all the 36Read more

Susan UboguIkoyi, Nigeria
473,654 supporters
Created Dec 19, 2018
Petition to Human Rights Campaign
It is necessary to condemn and refuse the marriage of underage girls because that is considered as authorities to prohibit underage marriage. It must be forbidden by Shariah and therefore it is married Aisha while she was still a minor girl, I say briefly that marriage to a minor is nowadays considered rape and nothing can permit it. This marriage is rejected humanely, legally and culturallyRead more

Hozan MahmoudGothenburg, Sweden
51,459 supporters
Created Apr 17, 2020
Petition to Massachusetts State House
passed unanimously in the Senate to a vote and vote to end child marriage in Massachusetts. Child marriage is detrimental to women and girls. Nearly 1,231 children as young as 14 were married in try to leave or resist such a marriage including obtaining services from the Department of Children opening a checking account. Child marriage undermines the child’s health, education and economic.  For these reasons and many more, we implore you to vote now to end child marriage.Read more

Zonta Club MaldenUnited States
96,497 supporters
Created Nov 11, 2020
Petition to Jonathan Bartley, Boris Johnson MP, Jeremy Corbyn MP, Jonathan Bartley MP, Siân Berry, Joanne Swinson MP
understand the consequences. Both my sister Banaz and I were pressured into marriage in the UK at just senior, the lasting effects of my experience of child marriage stay with me. Despite this, current will.That’s why I’m calling for marriage under 18 in England and Wales to be a crime. Outlawing child marriage is the best way to stop coerced child marriage from happening – there is no reason to leave children unprotected from the risks associated with child marriage in today’s society, when onlyRead more

Payzee MahmodLondon, ENG, United Kingdom
215,898 supporters
Created Nov 21, 2019
Petition to California State Senate, Nancy Pelosi, California Governor, California State House, Buffy Wicks, Dianne Feinstein, Maxine Waters, Kevin McCarthy, Barbara Lee, Ken Calvert, Adam B. Schiff, Eric Swal...
Current marriage age exception laws in CA offer dangerous loopholes to predators who can and do use them to exploit children. My Story: My name is Sara Tasneem, and I am a child marriage survivor who is advocating to end child marriage in California. At just fifteen, I was forced by my father to legally able to marry. State laws govern marriage age laws and 46 out of 50 states allow children under fighting to end child marriage in CA today! Child Marriage is legal in 43 out of the 50 states in the USRead more

Sara TasneemPinole, CA, United States
27,798 supporters
Created Aug 8, 2019
Petition to Mr. Anthony Ojukwu
marriage. According to Wikipedia, many girls are married before the age of 15, some as young as 7. As of 2006, 15–20% of school dropouts in Nigeria were the result of child marriage. In northern states over 50% of the girls marry before the age of 15. Child marriage leads to teenage pregnancy and marriage. I strongly believe we will eventually provide a place that is safer for the young girlsRead more

Demi LadeLagos, Nigeria
113,352 supporters
Created Jul 16, 2018
Victory!
Petition to John Kerry (Secretary of State)
When I was 14 years old, I was kidnapped for a marriage to a much older man, as depicted in the tradition and the Ethiopian government is now working to end child marriage and female genital cutting by 2025.  In addition, the African Union recently launched a campaign to end child marriage across the, it still is. You can help. Please join me in ending child marriage around the world by signing this Department to deliver what was promised: a comprehensive strategy for ending child marriage. In March 2013Read more

Aberash BekeleEthiopia
154,575 supporters
Created Apr 28, 2015
Petition to Kathleen Taylor, Elizabeth Steiner Hayward, Ginny Burdick, Lew Frederick, Michael Dembrow, Rod Monroe, Mitch Greenlick, Jennifer Williamson, Rob Nosse, Tina Kotek, Barbara Smith Warner, Tawna Sanch...
, most teenage girls marrying adult men are coerced, pressured, or forced into the marriage by their take parents at their word that their daughter is willingly entering into the marriage. 17-year-old marriage records, more than 200,000 minors were married in the United States between 2000 and 2015Read more

Lara WinnPortland, OR, United States
25,706 supporters
Created Nov 17, 2018
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