The case of a 15-year-old girl who was sold to a 90-year-old man in Saudi Arabia has sparked outraged on social media.
Activists have labelled it child trafficking and prostitution and called for the legal marriage age to be a minimum of 18-years.
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It was the most talked about moment of this year's Golden Globes: Jodie Foster's acceptance speech where she spoke publicly about her sexual orientation. But not everyone in the gay community is congratulating Jodie, with her speech drawing criticism for not explicitly the words "gay" or "lesbian". Fred Sainz of the Human Rights Campaign, a national gay rights group has said "everyone watching clearly understood that she was communicating to people that she is gay. She is to be congratulated, no matter how awkward or inarticulate it may have seemed to some. It took an awful lot of courage."