February 7, 2019

Ohio now 28th state to criminalize female genital mutilation as CDC estimates 24,320 are at risk – News5Cleveland

The image above is a stock image. CLEVELAND — Wednesday, Feb. 6 is International Day of Zero Tolerance […]
January 22, 2019

Advocates slam thousands of child marriages in U.S., demand Congress act – NBC News

The image above is a stock image. When Fraidy Reiss took on stopping child marriages in the United […]
January 18, 2019

‘Lack of awareness’ around forced marriage law – BBC News

Potential victims in areas where forced marriage is prevalent are unaware it is a crime, a charity has […]
January 15, 2019

Forced marriages: US approved thousands of child bride requests over past decade – The Hilltop Monitor

The United States claims to be a strong opponent of child marriage around the world. The data raises […]
January 3, 2019

Forced marriage victims asked to pay rescue costs – BBC News

British victims of forced marriages overseas are being asked by the Foreign Office to pay costs associated with […]
October 23, 2018

Why only two states ban marriage for people under 18 years old – Deseret News

SALT LAKE CITY — During his 2015 visit to Kenya, former President Barack Obama denounced a practice that […]
October 15, 2018

Federal Loophole Responsible for Countless Child Marriages in the U.S.

The United States Department of State calls child marriage “gender-based violence.”  The United States Agency for International Development […]
October 10, 2018

New anonymous tipoff system could cut forced marriage in Britain – Reuters

The image above is a stock image. LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Victims of forced marriage will be […]
October 9, 2018

After Surviving Rape and Child Marriage, Sherry Johnson Strives to Protect Children

My name is Sherry Johnson. I was raised and still live in Florida. That is where I survived […]
October 5, 2018

‘I do’ at 14: Michigan’s secret child marriages – Target 8

The image above is a stock image. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — Adults in Michigan are marrying children […]
September 20, 2018

This Dangerous Bill in California Must Be Stopped

This summer, the California state legislature passed SB 273, a bill that was originally created to ban marriage […]
September 20, 2018

The U.S. Keeps Turning a Blind Eye to Child Marriage at Home

Child marriage remains legal in 48 states. Delaware and New Jersey recently passed legislation that prohibits marriage before […]
September 12, 2018

Study Examines Child Marriage in US – VOA News

The photo above is a stock photo. Thirty-seven year old Sara Tasneem once had big plans for her […]
August 1, 2018

UK couple jailed after trying to force daughter to marry – The Guardian

The image above is a stock photo. A couple who tricked their teenage daughter into travelling to Bangladesh […]
July 24, 2018

Conflict and breakdown in law and order drive scourge of modern slavery – The Telegraph

A new report has revealed the number of people around the world subject to trafficking and exploitation as […]
June 21, 2018

Texas must eliminate this troubling loophole in its child marriage law – Dallas News

Dr. Trevicia Williams is a Texas child bride survivor. Her mom picked her up from ninth grade and […]
June 8, 2018

New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill Banning Child Marriages – The Observer

The state Assembly gave final approval on Thursday to a bill that would make New Jersey the second […]
June 7, 2018

An American 13-Year-Old, Pregnant and Married to Her Rapist – The New York Times

The image above is a stock photo, not a photo of the girl in the story. Dawn Tyree […]
June 1, 2018

More Than Half the World’s Children Are at Risk of Poverty, Conflict, and Gender Bias, Report Says – Time Magazine

June 1st is International Children’s Day and we are choosing to celebrate by remembering by 2030 it is […]
May 29, 2018

New Jersey Assembly Shelves Vote on Banning Child Marriages – The Observer

The Assembly shelved a vote Thursday on a bill that would make New Jersey the second state in […]
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