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Child Marriage

Child marriage, defined as a formal marriage or informal union before the age of 18, disproportionately affects girls around the world. It is a human rights violation that legitimizes abuse and denies girls’ autonomy under the guise of culture, honor, ...

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Child Marriage in the United States

Learn more about the loopholes which allow marriage under the age of 18 in most U.S. states. There are too many exceptions to child marriage laws in the United States Child marriage is harmful. It is a human rights violation that legitimizes abuse and denies ...

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President Suluhu: Please remember the girls

By 2017 the World Bank documented that upwards of 5000 girls a year were forced to permanently drop out of school in Tanzania on account of pregnancy. On the backdrop of this, Tanzania’s Law of Marriage Act permits girls as young as 15 years old to get ...

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