#Child Marriage

  • 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: Florida Close to Banning Child Marriage — But There's a Catch
    Girls & Women

    Florida Close to Banning Child Marriage — But There's a Catch

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 6, 2018

    The House’s amendments would still allow child marriage in some cases. Read more

  • Article: Maryland Passed a Bill to Strip Rapists of Parental Rights
    Girls & Women

    Maryland Passed a Bill to Strip Rapists of Parental Rights

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 2, 2018

    The law will allow victims to terminate their rapists’ rights to children conceived from the rape. Read more

  • Article: This Is What It’s Like to Be a Mom at 10 and Married at 11 in Florida
    Girls & Women

    This Is What It’s Like to Be a Mom at 10 and Married at 11 in Florida

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 30, 2018

    Johnson was forced to marry her rapist to help him evade punishment. 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: These Men Are Fighting Child Marriage in Lebanon
    Girls & Women

    These Men Are Fighting Child Marriage in Lebanon

    Jan. 24, 2018|News Deeply

    Men working as peer leaders are educating other men on the damage that child marriage does to girls Read more

  • Article: FGM and Child Marriage Are Surging in Gambia as Democracy Flourishes
    Girls & Women

    FGM and Child Marriage Are Surging in Gambia as Democracy Flourishes

    Jan. 23, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some Gambians are returning to harmful practices that the former president had banned. Read more

  • Article: An Indian Girl, 9, Was Almost Married to a 39-Year-Old Man Before Police Intervened
    Girls & Women

    An Indian Girl, 9, Was Almost Married to a 39-Year-Old Man Before Police Intervened

    By Andrew McMaster|Jan. 22, 2018

    Someone called an all-female police force who stopped the marriage. Read more