Australians are outraged Kmart has yanked a children's wedding dress costume after an online petition called it offensive. But does the petition have a point?
It reportedly took two weeks before the auction post about the South Sudanese girl was removed. By then, she was married.
These Cambodian women were promised a better life in China. Instead, they became pawns in a flourishing bride market.
There is an urgent need for the Australian government to step up to fight for the rights of women and girls.
Two-thirds marry by age 18, and a third of girls are mothers before age 20.
Omaima Hoshan was 11 years old when the war in Syria forced her to flee to Jordan with her family. The Hoshans left Damascus