Tag Archives: Women

Women Around The World

  Child Marriage Of note: The countries in which underage marriage is common and encouraged include India, Turkey, and Panama, among many others. Marriage under the age of 18 has been correlated with higher rates of dying young, health problems, … Continue reading

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Remembering Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Wangari Maathai Dies at 71 Wangari Maathai, the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, died on Sunday after a long struggle with cancer. She was 71 years old. In 1977, she spearheaded the … Continue reading

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