Global Politics

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Global Politics

Mabel van Oranje of Girls Not Brides wants to end child marriage in one generation

A global issue like child marriage takes a global effort to change it, and that ‘s the idea behind Girls Not Brides, an organization founded in 2011 with this mission: end child marriage in one generation. Our host, Madeleine Brand spoke to the chair and founder of Girls Not Brides, Mabel van Oranje, about how she plans to meet her goal.

Global Politics

The state of national security

President Barack Obama will deliver his first State of the Union address tonight before Congress. The World's Jason Margolis tells us what the President might say, and what some counter terrorism experts say he should say.