GJI was pleased to see that forced and early marriage figured prominantly on the agendas at last week’s annual meetings of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) and Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in NYC.  At CGI, Desmond Tutu announced the new “Girls Not Brides” initiative.  Karma Nirvana‘s Jasvinder Sanghera (UK) dialogued with U.S.-based advocates about advocacy to address forced marriage in the USA.  And, a federal interagency work group is forming to address the practice of forced marriage in the United States.  READ MORE: The Word on Women – For Women, A Big Week in New York, TrustLaw (September 27, 2011).

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