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Child brides and intruders

by Carol Wershoven

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Published by Bowling Green State University Popular Press in Bowling Green, OH .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • American fiction -- History and criticism.,
    • Women and literature -- United States.,
    • Sex role in literature.,
    • Heroines in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-311).

      StatementCarol Wershoven.
      SeriesWomen"s studies series, Women"s studies series (Bowling Green, Ohio)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.W6 W38 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination311 p. ;
      Number of Pages311
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1440667M
      ISBN 10087972627X, 0879726288
      LC Control Number93072344
      OCLC/WorldCa29665793

        Doreen, Mary, and Gloria (whose names have been changed to protect their identity), all from rural Zambia, shared their stories with the Campaign for Female Education (Camfed) to give a better understanding of how girls who live in extreme poverty become child brides.. They each hope to protect other girls from having to go through what they have experienced.   The Menace Of Child Marriage In Nigeria By Oluwatobi Odeyinka Child marriage is one of major global concern as we see more activists and civil societies rise to demand social and legal protection for the girl child, which is ubiquitous across the Arabs, as well as other secular ones like Nigeria. Yet, what we see, in spite of these advocacies is an increase in the number of school-age children.

        Photography Picture Stories. India's Forgotten Child Brides. Child marriage is on the decline, but girls from poor regions slip through the cracks. After two and a half years spent.   Directed by Sara Nichols. With Elizabeth Vargas. In America, a shocking number of teenage girls are forced into marriages against their will because of legal loopholes in most states. Many believe this only happens in developing countries, but in the past 15 years, an estimated , girls have been forced into marriage in the US. In this in-depth two-hour documentary episode, Elizabeth /

        Child marriage refers to any formal marriage or informal union between a child under the age of 18 and an adult or another child. While the prevalence of child marriage has decreased worldwide – from one in four girls married a decade ago to approximately one in five today – the practice remains United Nations Sustainable Development Goals call for global action to end . Between and , well over , children under age 18 were married in America. That's according to a research report, by the Tahirih Justice Center, that outlines the legal picture of U.S. child brides, state by 57, minors ages 15 to 17 married in , the majority of them girls, according to a report by the Pew Research Center.


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These female protagonists are trapped within a social context, and so their stories tell us about life as it was actually lived.

Child brides and intruders by Carol Wershoven. Published by Bowling Green State University Popular Press in Bowling Green, OH. Written in EnglishPages: In this original and timely book, Nicholas L. Syrett tackles the controversial topic of child marriage, recovering child brides' experiences while simultaneously historicizing the cultural discomfort these marriages have by: 5.

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asserts that globally, the number of teen brides is expected to reach billion by if there is no reduction with one in three girls in the. A book, part-fiction and part-memoir, by former child-bride Zahra Yaganah has become one of the fastest-selling books in Afghanistan, according to her publisher.

Yaganah has said that Light of Ashes, which was released in March, is intended to help women break free of abusive marriages, and to spread awareness of the plight of Afghanistan’s. Child Bride: The Untold Story of Priscilla Beaulieu Presley (ISBN ) was written by Suzanne Finstad in It is an account of Priscilla Presley's life which differs from her own account in her book, Elvis and Me.

Published by Harmony Books, (1st First Edition) Hardcover – Aug ; ASIN: B00RWRD73Q it painted Priscilla Presley in a rather negative light and described. CHILD BRIDES is an illuminating, intimate story of Julia Jefferson, who on her thirteenth birthday becomes a polygamous wife.

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Child Brides and Intruders explores American literary heroines from Nathaniel Hawthorne to Gail Godwin; it covers the classics and lesser-known works.

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Syrett’s new book American Child Bride, was a turning point because it was only in the early 20 th century that the idea of. Colorado historian Nicholas Syrett's new book "American Child Bride" is filled with anecdotes about very young women--one as young as marrying much older : Andrea Dukakis.

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15, No. 3, December   The Secret World Of Child Brides: The Picture Show National Geographic Magazine photographer Stephanie Sinclair documents the secret world of child brides. 'After the wedding, fear set in': a Yemeni child bride's story Noora Al Shami was forced to wed a man in his 30s when she was 11 years old.

Her story Author: Nabila Ramdani. The Wild Child (The Bride Trilogy #1)by Mary Jo Putney Dominic agrees to take his twin brother's place at Warfield Manor, where he is to pay court to Lady Meriel Grahame, the orphaned heiress that brother Kyle intends to marry.

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