April 19, 2021

Help Decide the Future of Child Marriage and Other Dangerous Practices in the U.S.

As hard as it is to believe, children are married every day in the U.S.  Nearly 300,000 children […]
April 7, 2021

‘Was like a business transaction’: Woman married when 13 now advocating to end child marriage – KFDA News

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) – Child marriage may seem like a third-world problem, but the issue is very much […]
April 1, 2021

Brooklyn Hasidic Rabbi Is Under Investigation for Promoting Child Marriage – The Forward

During a Hasidic teenager’s first day at a new Brooklyn yeshiva last year, the head of the school […]
March 22, 2021

C. Nicholas Cuneo: Contact your lawmaker, ask them to help end child marriage in Maryland – Capital Gazette

Recently a Maryland pediatrician encountered something they thought was puzzling: a patient’s husband was listed as her legal […]
March 19, 2021

Child marriage bill would set minimum marriage age at 18 – WAGM Maine

AUGUSTA, Maine (WABI) – A new bill (LD 622) could prohibit marriage for any Mainer under 18. The Judiciary Committee held a […]
February 17, 2021

A new attempt to end child marriage in New Hampshire – Concord Monitor

Dawn Tyree was a child back in 1985 when she married the man who impregnated her. A couple […]
February 11, 2021

Children under the age of 18 are legally allowed to marry in the state of Michigan – WILX TV

LANSING, Mich. (WILX) – While most teenage girls dream of their chance to walk down the aisle, some […]
February 5, 2021

North Carolina state legislators introduce bill to end child marriage

State legislators in North Carolina are seeking to raise the state’s minimum age for marriage from 14 to […]
February 4, 2021

North Carolina lawmakers introduce bill with bipartisan support to end child marriage – WLOS Channel 13 News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WLOS) — State lawmakers want to bring an end to child marriage in North Carolina by […]
January 12, 2021

Thousands of child marriages in Canada spark concern over global leadership – Reuters

Jan 11 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Thousands of girls in Canada have been married before turning 18, researchers […]
January 5, 2021

Many African, Asian families marry off daughters amid virus – East Oregonian

KOIDU, Sierra Leone (AP) — The man first caught a glimpse of Marie Kamara as she ran with […]
January 5, 2021

‘Empower girls to reduce incidence of child marriages’ – The New Indian Express

CHENNAI: Against the backdrop of high incidence of child marriages across South Asian countries, the Feminist Inquiries into […]
December 10, 2020

Fighting for Her Dreams: How Shagufa Found Freedom from Forced Marriage

At the age of 16, Shagufa, then living in Afghanistan, was forced into a marriage with a man […]
December 10, 2020

‘These Girls Are Being Cut and Married in Droves’ – The New York Times

A deep, sonorous melody pierces the night sky when young Samburu warriors celebrate an impending marriage. These songs, […]
November 13, 2020

Philippines’ Senate approves bill declaring child marriage a crime – Manila Bulletin

The Senate on Monday approved on third and final reading the bill prohibiting and declaring child marriage as […]
November 13, 2020

Maharashtra, India: 214 child marriages stopped amid lockdown – The Free Press Journal

In a bid to end the harmful practice of child marriage across Maharashtra, the Women and Child Development […]
November 5, 2020
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American University: Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting: How One Woman Turned Her Pain into Advocacy

Watch:   Event Description:  A survivor of female genital mutilation (FGM), child sexual assault, and rape, F.A. Cole […]
October 7, 2020
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Surviving Child Marriage in the United States: Yes, it happens here too. Legally.

Event Description: This event screened a short film called “Speaking Frankly: Child Marriage” by CBS Originals and featured […]
October 6, 2020

Coronavirus risks ‘greatest surge in child marriages in 25 years’ – BBC News

The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a spike in child marriages globally, reversing 25 years of progress on […]
October 6, 2020

‘So old he was losing his hair’: survivors urge MPs to end scandal of UK’s child brides – The Guardian

When Payzee Mahmod was married at 16 to a man nearly twice her age she didn’t understand the […]
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