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Dance Marathons Article

Renée Camus<p>DANCE MARATHONS:<p>Written for the U.S.A. Twenties Encyclopedia. Copyright Renee Camus, © 2004<br>The article will be used in a copyrighted work, …

Horse Shows

Conk Hairdo

Home » Fashion » Conk Hairdo<p>TopConk Hairdo<p>The Conk originated in the 1920s and was stylized by entertainer Cab Calloway.<p>The style was an attempt by …

Hairstyling

Child marriage in India finally meets its match as young brides turn to courts

Almost half of Indian girls marry before they turn 18, even though it is illegal. Now, women’s rights activists are helping them fight back<p>Santa Devi Meghwal was married off when she was 11 months old. She knew that, on turning 16, she would move in with her husband and his parents.<p>The reality hit …

India

India

India has the highest number of child brides in the world. It is estimated that 27% of girls in India are married before their 18th birthday.<p>The …

Gender

India: “Stay in school. You can change the world.” A child bride’s mission to end child marriage

Santana is a child bride. She comes from West Bengal in India where more than 1 in 2 girls are married before their 18th birthday.<p>“My parents married …

Brides

India's Innocent: Secret Weddings of Child Brides

RAJASTHAN, India -- Every year, millions of Indian girls are married as children. In some instances the brides are no more than 4 or 5 years …