November 24, 2017

Ohio lawmaker wants to limit child marriage – Dayton Daily News

Efforts to reform Ohio’s child marriage laws, which currently allow children of any age to marry if they […]
November 24, 2017

Why Child Marriage Persists In Mexico – NPR

A dozen young women sit in a stuffy, gnat-filled room in a community center in Coatecas Altas, part […]
November 24, 2017

Legislator: Don’t allow children to marry – Arizona Capitol Times

Saying 18 is plenty young enough, a Scottsdale lawmaker wants to repeal existing Arizona laws that allow children […]
November 21, 2017

FBI: Flint-area man offered to buy child for sex, marriage – MLive

A Flint-area man sought to pay $100 a month for a girl age 7 to 10 years old […]
November 21, 2017

Family Law Section all in on closing the child marriage loophole – Florida Bar News

Her email username is “forgivingtheunforgivable.” And Sherrie Von Johnson, who describes herself as “an advocate as well as […]
November 14, 2017

‘Catastrophic’ Iraq law could legalise marriage for children as young as nine – The Guardian

A new law that could legalise marriage for children as young as nine in Iraq would be “catastrophic”, setting back […]
November 14, 2017

Forced to wed at 19, U.S. campaigner works to save others from child marriage – Reuters

After being married off at the age of 19 to an abusive husband by her ultra-Orthodox Jewish family […]
November 10, 2017

World US blasts Iraq over draft law allowing child marriage – Kudistan24

State Department Spokesperson Heather Nauert strongly criticized the Iraqi parliament’s approval, in principle, of a draft law that […]
November 10, 2017

How some glue and a rusty bike helped a Nepalese girl escape child marriage – The Guardian

We’ve never had this many female pupils before,” says principal Lal Chandra Pandey as the class opens their […]
November 10, 2017

In child marriage debate, some want flexibility with older teens – FL Politics

As lawmakers in both the House and the Senate push for a strict ban on minors getting married, […]
November 7, 2017

Professor, student lobby to end child marriage in Florida – FIU News

FIU professor Sandy Skelaney and graduate student Allison Sardinas have been making the rounds in Tallahassee on a mission to […]
November 6, 2017

As Africa tackles child marriage, young survivors speak out – Houston Chronicle

Sitting on the floor and dressed in black, the 15-year-old held her baby as panicked tears welled in […]
November 6, 2017

About Half of US States Set No Minimum Age for Marriage – The Nation

If you think child marriage is a thing of the past, think again: Here in America, tens of […]
October 31, 2017

Time Needed to Tackle Child Marriage – US News

Nine countries have in recent years made positive changes in their laws that protect children from marrying before […]
October 30, 2017

As Africa tackles child marriage, young survivors speak out – Washington Post

Sitting on the floor and dressed in black, the 15-year-old held her baby as panicked tears welled in […]
October 26, 2017

Child marriage ban about ‘delaying, not denying’ weddings – Florida Politics

Lawmakers want to “delay, but not deny” the ability of those under 18 to wed, state Rep. Lori Berman said at […]
October 25, 2017

Woman who married at 11 seeks to change Florida marriage law – The Washington Post

Sherry Johnson was 11 years old when she was forced to marry her 20-year-old rapist through a loophole […]
October 25, 2017

African leaders join forces in pledge to stamp out child marriage – Reuters

 African political leaders, activists, and local chiefs joined forces on Monday to commit to ending child marriage in […]
October 25, 2017

Why does the US have so many child brides? – BBC News

Angel was 13 when her mother forced her to marry and start a family. “I felt like a […]
October 25, 2017

Worse than Weinstein is the exploitation of Florida girls – The Sun Sentinel

This piece was originally published in Florida newspaper, The Sun Sentinel, on Tuesday 24th October, 2017. The flood of […]
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