child marriage

Currently, children can marry as young as 16 in West Virginia with parental consent. Anyone younger than that also must get a judge’s waiver.
"Nalia’s Law” was named after a survivor who was forced into marriage at the age of 13.
The proposed legislation would allow a girl to be married once her sexual organs mature.
Australian Kmart stores removed this child bride costume after outcry from some disgusted parents. Now, other parents are petitioning to get it back.
The data raises questions about whether the immigration system may be enabling forced marriage, the Associated Press reports.
It reportedly took two weeks before the auction post about the South Sudanese girl was removed. By then, she was married.
Season 2, Episode 5 brings us two weddings and a funeral, Gilead-style.
Parents of the Texas teen have been charged with child abuse, and it's "highly likely" a man who offered the family $20,000 to marry her will be arrested.
Activist Sherry Johnson, who was forced to marry her rapist at the age of 11, said her “heart is happy” following the vote.
The Family Foundation of Kentucky opposes child marriage but wants to preserve parents’ say in their kids’ lives.