#Child brides

  • Article: Ohio May Change ‘16th Century’ Child Marriage Laws
    Girls & Women

    Ohio May Change ‘16th Century’ Child Marriage Laws

    By David Brand|Feb. 14, 2018

    Current Ohio law enables girls to marry at age if they are pregnant. Read more

  • Article: I Escaped Forced Marriage — Now Is the Time to Outlaw Child Marriage in Florida
    OpinionGirls & Women

    I Escaped Forced Marriage — Now Is the Time to Outlaw Child Marriage in Florida

    By Fraidy Reiss|Jan. 30, 2018

    An op-ed by the founder of Unchained At Last. Read more

  • Article: Loopholes in US Laws Allowed for 200,000 Child Marriages: Report
    Girls & Women

    Loopholes in US Laws Allowed for 200,000 Child Marriages: Report

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 30, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Kids in the US get married to older adults all the time. Read more

  • Article: This Sheikh From Oman, 65, Bought His 16-Year-Old Bride From India for $7,800
    Girls & Women

    This Sheikh From Oman, 65, Bought His 16-Year-Old Bride From India for $7,800

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 17, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The girl’s mother is desperate for her return. Read more

  • Article: Jordan Has a Spike in Child Marriages as Syrian Refugees Settle In
    Girls & Women

    Jordan Has a Spike in Child Marriages as Syrian Refugees Settle In

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 7, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Girls miss out on education when they marry as teens. Read more

  • Article: Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions
    Girls & Women

    Honduras Bans All Child Marriages Under 18 — No Exceptions

    By Colleen Curry|July 14, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This could be a monumental step forward for Honduras. Read more

  • Article: Child Marriage Is Costing Poor Countries Trillions
    Girls & Women

    Child Marriage Is Costing Poor Countries Trillions

    June 27, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    One in three girls in the developing world is married before the age of 18. Read more

  • Article: Bangladesh Child Marriage Law Has a Major Loophole That Has Critics Fuming
    Girls & Women

    Bangladesh Child Marriage Law Has a Major Loophole That Has Critics Fuming

    By Colleen Curry|Dec. 8, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    More than 50 % of girls marry before the age of 18 in Bangladesh. Read more