October 3, 2017

Inside the Lives of Georgia’s Child Brides – National Geographic

No one really knows for sure how many underage girls are getting married in the country of Georgia. […]
September 29, 2017

New state law seeks to reduce the number of child brides in Texas – Texas Tribune

Texas has one of the highest child marriage rates in the country, but a new law seeks to […]
September 25, 2017

State Senator Wants to Raise Ohio’s Minimum Marrying Age – CleveScene

After a shocking investigation by the Dayton Daily News earlier this month which revealed that more than 4,400 girls younger than 17 […]
September 22, 2017

Child Marriage and Religion in the United States – Teen Vogue

It’s likely that some Americans assume child marriage happens only in developing nations, where one in three girls are married […]
September 22, 2017

This Teen Launched a Campaign to End Child Marriage in the U.S. – Teen Vogue

Child marriage is happening in the United States. Some may assume that in the U.S., the minimum age to […]
September 21, 2017

Senator Yuko introduces legislation to prohibit child marriages under the age of 16 – WFMJ

Senate Minority Leader Kenny Yuko introduced legislation to update Ohio’s antiquated child marriage law. The bill would increase […]
September 19, 2017

Accountability needed to end child marriage, improve health access – Devex

Three African heads of state have warned their peers that without accountability and political intervention, the problem of […]
September 18, 2017

11-year-old girl narrowly escapes child marriage after revealing family’s treachery to teacher – International Business Times

An 11-year-old girl from the north Indian city of Bulandshahr was rescued by a team of social activists, […]
September 18, 2017

Mobile App to Fight Child Marriage Launched in Bihar – News 18

In a unique initiative, Gender Alliance Bihar, a collective effort of over 270 civil society organisations backed by […]
September 18, 2017

Married Young: The Fight Over Child Marriage in America – Frontline

Heather decided she didn’t need a new pair of shoes for her wedding. The silver heels she wore […]
September 14, 2017

Child Marriage in America – Frontline Dispatch

The Frontline Dispatch – A New Investigative Podcast In the summer after 9th grade, 14-year-old Heather discovered she […]
September 14, 2017

NC laws lead to higher-than-average child marriage rates – Daily Tar Heel

Although census data shows child marriages in the United States are rare, a report by the Tahirih Justice […]
September 12, 2017

Lawmakers say they’ll consider changes to Ohio child marriage laws – Dayton Daily News

Political leaders on both sides of the aisle are interested in changing Ohio’s marriage laws after reading a […]
September 11, 2017

Ohio’s child marriage laws outdated, advocate says – Dispatch

Ohio’s marriage laws allowing underage teens to marry are too liberal and create potential for exploiting young girls, […]
September 10, 2017

Cassandra Levesque is Determined to End Child Marriage in New Hampshire – Teen Vogue

When 17-year-old Cassandra Levesque approached the New Hampshire State House on March 9, she didn’t come to make […]
September 10, 2017

Child Marriage and Divorce in the United States – Teen Vogue

In the last two years, more than 12 states have debated bills that ask the same question: Should child marriage […]
September 10, 2017

Child Marriage in the U.S., Explained by a Former Child Bride – Teen Vogue

Trevicia Williams says she was 14 years old when her mother forced her to marry a 26-year-old man. […]
September 9, 2017

Marital Rape and Child Marriage: Two Sides Of The Same Coin – The Wire

On Friday, a Delhi high court bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C. Hari Shankar […]
September 9, 2017

Whatever Happened To … The Father Who Wants To Undo The Child Marriage He Set Up? – NPR

Last August we brought you the story of Lumbaram, a father in a village in Northern India who was […]
September 9, 2017

Ohio not among states looking to change their child marriage law – Dayton Daily News

Leaders in a dozen states across the nation are examining a question that seems more suited to a […]
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