The shameful practice of child marriage still happening in the US.
In half of US states, the law does not specify any minimum age below which a child cannot marry.
Why does the US have so many child brides?
Angel was 13 when her mother forced her to marry and start a family. “I felt like a slave,” she says of her childhood.
While countries like Zimbabwe, Malawi and El Salvador have recently banned child marriage, it remains legal in the US – and half of states have no set minimum age below which you cannot get married.
There are hundreds of thousands of child brides in AMERICA where kiddie weddings are still legal… despite even being banned in Zimbabwe
Child marriage remains legal in the US and half of states have no set minimum age below which a child can’t get married.
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