#New Jersey

  • Article: New Jersey Is the Second State in the US to End Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    New Jersey Is the Second State in the US to End Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|June 22, 2018

    The Garden State officially banned the human rights violation. Read more

  • Article: Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US
    Girls & Women

    Delaware, New Jersey Are About to Ban Child Marriage, a First in US

    By Daniele Selby|May 4, 2018

    Currently, child marriage remains legal in some form in all 50 states. Read more

  • Article: Tennessee Could Soon Be the First State to Ban Child Marriage
    Girls & Women

    Tennessee Could Soon Be the First State to Ban Child Marriage

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 28, 2018

    All 50 states have laws and exceptions that allow children under 18 to marry. Read more

  • Article: Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ
    Girls & Women

    Woman Outraged by Lawmaker’s Sexist Memes Just Won His Political Seat in NJ

    By David Brand|Nov. 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She said the lawmaker’s sexist Facebook posts motivated her to run for office. Read more

  • Article: New Jersey Aims to Halve Food Waste by 2030 to Feed Hungry
    Food & Hunger

    New Jersey Aims to Halve Food Waste by 2030 to Feed Hungry

    By Joe McCarthy|July 27, 2017

    “Wasting food does not make economic or environmental sense.” Read more

  • Article: The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering
    Girls & Women

    The Actual Number of Child Marriages in the US Is Staggering

    By Meghan Werft|July 10, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Some states still allow girls as young as 13 to marry. Read more

  • Article: Groundbreaking Child Marriage Ban Is Blocked by Chris Christie
    Girls & Women

    Groundbreaking Child Marriage Ban Is Blocked by Chris Christie

    By Joe McCarthy|May 12, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The governor wants to make a few exceptions. Read more

  • Article: New Jersey Is First in US to Roll Out Popular Baby-in-a-Box Program
    Health

    New Jersey Is First in US to Roll Out Popular Baby-in-a-Box Program

    By Gabriella Canal|Jan. 27, 2017

    “An Equal Start in Life”: Why New Jersey parents are putting their babies in boxes. Read more