Gambia and Tanzania Outlaw Child Marriage

The countries of Gambia and Tanzania have outlawed child marriage. Read more here about the amazing progress that is helping protect at-risk girls around the world:

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-36746174

Washington

Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense