April 7, 2022

“Girls have a right to thrive in the life they want for themselves. Not what someone else forcefully imprints on them.” Sasha K. Taylor Survived Child Marriage in the U.S. Now She Fights Tirelessly to End It – Part 2

  Published 4/7/2022 When team members from AHA Foundation spoke to Sasha K. Taylor, we were immediately moved […]
April 7, 2022

“I took the risk of unchaining myself from the generational cycle of abuse the same day I was told by my uncle that the only way out of my marriage would be my death…” Aliya Abbas, child marriage survivor from the U.S., fought for her freedom all by herself.

Published 4/7/2022 Aliya Abbas is a passionate and outspoken survivor of and advocate against child marriage in the […]
March 1, 2022

“Girls have a right to thrive in the life they want for themselves. Not what someone else forcefully imprints on them.” Sasha K. Taylor Survived Child Marriage in the U.S. Now She Fights Tirelessly to End It – Part 1

Published 03/02/2022 When team members from AHA Foundation spoke to Sasha K. Taylor, we were immediately moved by […]
February 22, 2022

Maryland: Come for the crab cakes, the boardwalk, a child bride – The Washington Post

Steamed crabs and a sail on the Chesapeake Bay have long been part of Maryland’s tourism campaigns. But […]
November 15, 2021

Representative Kay Khan: “…the more I learned [about child marriage in Massachusetts], the more I realized we needed to act.”

11/15/2021 This month, the fight to end child marriage in Massachusetts reaches a crucial moment. Two bills have […]
November 15, 2021

“It is our job to protect the innocence of our children.” Jenn survived child marriage in the U.S. Now she fights to end it.

Published 11/15/2021 Jenn is a survivor of child marriage in the U.S. Here, she tells AHA Foundation her […]
July 29, 2021

AHA Foundation’s Interns Dedicate Summer to Fighting Gender-Based Violence

August 3, 2021 While many of their classmates are enjoying time off of school, AHA Foundation interns have […]
July 14, 2020

Child Marriage Survivors Warn About Possible Exploitation of Girls During the Pandemic

To help curb the spread of COVID-19, local governments have found many ways to tend to the needs […]
June 2, 2020

CHS senior draws statewide attention to child marriage – Coeur d’Alene Press

Idaho has the highest rate in the nation of wedded minors It’s no longer the Wild West. Idaho […]
July 25, 2019

Senate poised to vote to ban child marriages – Salem News

BOSTON — Massachusetts could become the latest state to outlaw child marriage, a practice that child welfare advocates […]
April 15, 2019

Nevada lawmakers consider raising marriage age to 18 – Las Vegas Review-Journal

CARSON CITY — As Nevada lawmakers weigh an outright ban on marriage before age 18, data from the […]
March 27, 2019

Bill Would Ban Child Marriage In Massachusetts – WBUR News

The image above is a stock image. Hearing Room A-2 at the Massachusetts State House fell quiet Tuesday […]