Child marriage is legal and persists across Canada

Figure: Trends in the number of children granted marriage certificates per 10,000 16-17-year-olds in five provinces between 2000 and 2018. Credit: Alissa Koski and Shelley Clark Canada is at the forefront of global efforts to end child marriage abroad. Yet this practice remains legal and persists across the country. In Canada, more than 3,600 marriage […]

Child marriage is legal and persists across Canada

IMAGE: Figure: Trends in the number of children granted marriage certificates per 10,000 16-17-year-olds in five provinces between 2000 and 2018 view more  Credit: Alissa Koski and Shelley Clark Canada is at the forefront of global efforts to end child marriage abroad. Yet this practice remains legal and persists across the country. In Canada, more than […]

Retracted scientific paper persists in new citations, study finds

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A small portion of scientific papers are retracted for research that is in error or fraudulent. But those papers can continue to be cited by other scientists in their work, potentially passing along the misinformation from the retracted articles. Jodi Schneider, a professor of information sciences at the University of Illinois […]