Catching up with The Rights Weekender: Millions of girls worldwide marry before age 18, the consequences of which are ruinous to their futures. Act now and join the call to demand an end the scourge of child marriage. Meanwhile, the Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency as massive protests continue throughout the country and anger reaches a boiling point.
The criminalization of drug use throughout the “war on drugs” in the United States has had disastrous effects. A woman faces execution in Pakistan for the non-crime of “blasphemy.” And an attack on a funeral in Yemen is an “apparent war crime.”