June 20, 2019

Episode 97: Amanda Parker – AHA Foundation Talks Child Marriage – Womenace to Society

Senior Director of AHA Foundation, Amanda Parker, joined comedian and podcast host Lisa Landry on her show Womenace to […]
March 28, 2018

Democratic bill banning child marriage killed, modified Republican measure advances – Tennessean

(Tennessean) – A measure Democrats have championed that would ban minors from marrying in Tennessee was killed in the state Senate […]
March 24, 2018

Child marriage ban, year-round Daylight Saving time signed into law – Florida Politics

(Florida Politics) – A bill that would ban marriages for anyone under the age of 17 and legislation […]
March 22, 2018

Child marriage isn’t marriage and ‘nearly 18’ isn’t 18 years old – The Hill

(The Hill) – Why have you abandoned the 17-year-old girls? I ask this to the many state legislators across […]
March 17, 2018

National campaign to end child marriages arrives in Louisiana; backers say state law must change – The Acadiana Advocate

(The Acadiana Advocate) – Amanda Parker, senior director of the AHA Foundation, which is also dedicated to ending […]
March 9, 2018

Florida Moves to Ban Marriage Before the Age of 17 – PBS

(FRONTLINE) – Florida has moved to tighten its laws on child marriage. On Friday, state lawmakers passed 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 […]
September 20, 2017

A Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellow is Not Afraid to Do the Right Thing to Combat Forced Marriage

Laura Vidal, Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellow Laura Vidal is a Social Worker with a Masters in Human […]
March 22, 2017

New York is Stepping Up to End Child Marriage – Can They Do Even More?

By Amanda Parker, AHA Foundation Senior Director Child Marriage in the US Each day around the world thousands […]
April 5, 2016

Child Marriage in the United States

Child marriage is a problem throughout the world, including in the United States. Most states set the legal […]
March 14, 2016

Child Marriage in Virginia

While the average age of marriage has been increasing in the United States, there are still many girls […]
February 19, 2016

Efforts to Stop Child Marriage in the US

Virginia State Senator Jill Vogel began a campaign against child marriage in her state after she learned of […]
October 28, 2015

Child Marriage in the US

Child marriage has become a major problem in the United States, not just abroad. Between 2000 and 2010 […]
October 15, 2015

Child Marriage in the US, a Tale of Courage from a Survivor, and News from Around the World

  Dear AHA Foundation Supporter, As children across the country enjoy autumn and cheerily prepare for Halloween, a […]
October 15, 2015

Child Marriage in the US

by AHA Foundation Executive Director The statistics are staggering. Each day around the world almost 39,000 girls become […]
October 13, 2015

Increasing Prevalence of Child Marriage in the US

Many children have recently been married in the US despite a minimum marriage age of 18. This can […]
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