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Forthright and feminist: Norway's first woman leader


A moral leader: India’s chance to spearhead efforts to end child marriage worldwide


Unlocking India’s potential: youth lead campaign to stop child marriage


“My life, my decision: stop child marriage”

In February 2012 four Elders travelled to Bihar, India, to meet a group of young people campaigning to stop child marriage. After listening to the teenage girls and boys, Desmond Tutu, Ela Bhatt, Gro Brundtland and Mary Robinson raised the issue with Bihar's Chief Minister, urging him to support the growing movement to end this harmful practice.

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Catalysing action to end child marriage – on the road with The Elders in India

Press release

The Elders support efforts to address high child marriage rates in Bihar, India