Child marriage is still a big problem – even in the west

BY: AISHA ILYAD Each year, 15 Million girls are married before the age of 18. That is 28 every minute. One every two Seconds. As many as 7.84 million (65 per cent) of married children are female, reinforcing the fact…

Inspired by Cosby, California ends the statute of limitations on rape cases

BY: AISHA ILYAD California has officially dropped the statute of limitations on rape cases,¬†effective from January 1st 2017. The law applies to: “rape, sodomy, lewd or lascivious acts, continuous sexual abuse of a child, oral copulation and sexual penetration” committed…