February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month—End the Cycle of Abusive Relationships

Our teens are dealing with many additional stresses this year. The pandemic has kept most teens out of the traditional classroom. Online classes are their new daily reality. Along with the challenges of learning via Zoom, comes the isolation from friends, teachers, and mentors, and even extended family and family friends. Imagine being a teenager and having your entire life …

Cities that Have Passed Resolutions

Five Cities in Southern California Passed a Resolution Against Child Marriage as Part of Ending Child Marriage Advocacy Campaign December 20, 2020 “As we reflect on the year 2020 and the challenges we have faced running a nonprofit during a pandemic, hosting The Child Marriage Survivor and Advocacy Summits and subsequently passing resolutions in five cities are ourgreatest accomplishments,” said …

Advocacy in Action at the Ending Child Marriage Summit

August 5, 2020 Global Hope 365 and the California Coalition to End Child Marriage hosted part two of the two-part Virtual Child Marriage Summit on Aug 5, 2020. The 90 minute summit included a panel discussion focused on the current law in California regarding Child Marriage and strategies for advocacy followed by a 40-minute working session on advocacy actions. Speakers: …

Survivors of Child Marriage Share their Experiences at Child Marriage Survivor Stories Summit

July 22, 2020 Global Hope 365, the California Coalition to End Child Marriage, and the Center for Biotechnology and Global Health Policy at the UCI School of Law hosted part one of the two-part Virtual Child Marriage Summit. The 2-hour summit engaged participants in a dynamic and meaningful way to learn from expert speakers as well as learn from Child …

Promising News from Pennsylvania and Minnesota

May 22, 2020 Anna Bryan Campaigners around the United States celebrated an exceptional victory this month as Pennsylvania and Minnesota ended Child Marriage on May 8th and May 12th respectively.  Pennsylvania and Minnesota became the third and fourth states to end child marriage after Delaware and New Jersey in spring 2018.  In the last two years, there have been ongoing …