July 13, 2021

We are lawmakers from 5 states that finally put an end to child marriage. It’s past time for the other 45 U.S. states to follow our lead. – Business Insider

This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the authors. We ended a human rights […]
July 8, 2021

Hundreds in northeast Syria protest ‘honour killings’ – France 24

Hundreds of women protested against so-called “honour killings” in northeast Syria on Tuesday after the latest murders of […]
July 8, 2021

Girl is dragged to an abandoned house and shot by her tribe in ‘honour killing’ after running off with her lover and refusing to marry her cousin in Syria – Daily Mail

A girl was dragged to an abandoned house and shot by her tribe in a so-called ‘honour killing’ […]
July 8, 2021

Pandemic could be increasing underage marriages among migrants – Stockholm Center of Freedom

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased poverty, which could lead to an increase in underage marriages among migrants in […]
June 16, 2021

UK set to end legal loophole allowing child marriage – Reuters

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Britain must scrap a legal loophole allowing child marriage “by the back door”, […]
June 16, 2021

Child Marriage Doesn’t Actually Happen Here, Right? – The New York Times

Why is it so hard to end child marriage in America? In 1762, North Carolina’s colonial governor, Arthur […]
June 16, 2021

UNICEF USA Applauds Passage Of Rhode Island Child Marriage Bill – Forbes

Particularly during times of great hardship, we’re reminded of the power that comes with collective action. That’s just […]
June 14, 2021

Government pledges to raise legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales – The Guardian

The government has committed to raising the minimum legal age of marriage to 18 in England and Wales […]
June 10, 2021

Rhode Island Governor McKee signs bill banning child marriage – The Boston Globe

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island’s governor on Monday signed into law a bill meant to ban child marriage […]
May 25, 2021

“I never thought I’d be working to end child marriage right here in the U.S.”

Seeing the effects of child marriage first-hand early in her career, AHA Foundation’s Brooke Bumgarner found a calling […]
May 14, 2021

After last year’s FGM Bill, Advocates Are Hoping for a Child Marriage Ban in Massachusetts as Well – TTN MA

When a young girl is wed to a minor, often times against her will, she is limited in […]
May 12, 2021

California State Northridge: Child Marriage in California

Watch: Event Description: Speakers Fraidy Reiss, Forced Marriage survivor and Founder of Unchained at Last, and Amanda Parker, […]
May 12, 2021

Bill asks: How many children marry in California? – The Orange County Register

If you are younger than 18 in California you can’t get a tattoo, buy a Lottery ticket, or […]
April 30, 2021

Bill to raise NC’s minimum age requirement for marriage halted, despite bipartisan support – ABC 13 News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WLOS) — A bill to raise the minimum age to get married from age 14 to […]
April 29, 2021

North Carolina State University: FGM/C The Hidden Practice That Changes Lives

Watch: Event Description: Speakers F.A. Cole, FGM survivor, Mariya Taher, FGM survivor and Sahiyo Founder, Amanda Parker, AHA […]
April 27, 2021

Some claim NC is becoming a ‘destination for child marriage.’ A bipartisan bill seeks to change that – North Carolina Health News

The couple entered Drew Reisinger’s office in Asheville after a three-hour trip across two state lines. He was […]
April 21, 2021

Fight Against Child Marriage in the U.S. at a Crossroads

For years, AHA Foundation has demanded zero tolerance for child marriage across the country. During this time, most […]
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 […]