UN, Activists Condemn Child Marriage in Zimbabwe After 14-Year-Old Girl Dies During Childbirth

The United Nations (UN), as well as women’s rights activists, has condemned the practice of child marriage in Zimbabwe after a 14-year-old girl died during childbirth at a church shrine. The UN in Zimbabwe said in a statement on Aug. …

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Iran Unveils State-Approved Islamic Dating App to Promote ‘Lasting Marriage’

Iran on July 12 unveiled a state-approved Islamic dating app designed to promote “lasting and informed marriage” in the country, state media reported. Government-affiliated Tebyan Cultural Institute developed the app called Hamdam, which means “companion” in Farsi, to help younger …

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