September 9, 2020

Why Covid school closures are making girls marry early – The Guardian

Samita (not her real name) is 17 and lives in the Lamjung district of Nepal. It was never easy, […]
September 9, 2020

Early Marriages in India: No Child’s Play – The Diplomat

Sixteen-year-old Arti Mukhia, a bright class eight student at a municipal school in Alwar, Rajasthan won’t be going […]
May 16, 2020

U.S. online marriages feared providing cover for child brides – Reuters

NEW YORK, May 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Two U.S. states have banned child marriage this month, but […]
September 18, 2019

How I became a Stepmom and Wife at 15 in America

At the age of 15, Genevieve was forced into a marriage against her will. Now in her 30s, […]
April 29, 2019

Naila Amin, Forced Marriage Survivor, Uses Her Past Experiences to Drive Her Activism

 AHA Foundation: When you were 15 years old, your parents brought you to Pakistan and there, you […]
March 25, 2019

A Passion Born From a Girl Scout Project Keeps New Hampshire Representative Levesque Fighting to End Child Marriage in the United States

Just a few years ago Rep. Levesque was a teenager who dedicated her Girl Scout Gold Award project […]
February 26, 2019

How One Person Can Spark a Lasting Change – A Social Worker from Connecticut Shares Lessons in Successful Advocacy

Brian Donahue, a social worker from Connecticut and a parent of three children, spends his free time advocating […]
February 26, 2019

Nicholas Syrett Exposes Forgotten History of Child Marriage in the United States

Nicholas L. Syrett is a Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the chair of the department […]
January 25, 2018

Survivor of a Forced Marriage, Fraidy Reiss, Works to End Child Marriage in America’s Neighborhoods

Fraidy Reiss is the Founder and Executive Director of Unchained At Last, the AHA Foundation’s sister organization that […]
October 30, 2017

William and Mary Law Professor Warns Child Marriage Robs American Youth of Education and Prosperity

This month, the AHA Foundation spoke with William & Mary Law Professor, Vivian Hamilton. Professor Hamilton received her […]
June 22, 2017

Shocked About Child Marriage in Massachusetts, High School Student Takes Action to Help Stop the Abuse

In Massachusetts between 2010 and 2014 almost 200 children, mostly girls were married, some as young as 15. […]
November 16, 2016

Once “a Shell of a Person Living in a Haze” of Forced Marriage, Nina Van Harn Fights Back and Wins the First Case of Forced Marriage Annulment in the State of Michigan

The image most often associated with a woman or girl who is forced into marriage is that of […]
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