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By Cara Anna, Associated Press
Louisiana had no minimum age for marrying, although people under 18 needed parental consent and under 16 needed judicial permission.
By Associated Press
Child marriage is common among the Rohingya, but for those who have fled terror in Myanmar, insecurity and poverty is pushing many families to marry off their daughters even earlier. Special correspondent Tania Rashid and videographer Phil Caller meet a…
By Tania Rashid
In an effort to make New Jersey the first state to ban child marriage, about 30 protesters outside the statehouse on Thursday dressed as brides with chained hands and tape over their mouths.
By Alison Thoet
Most Americans think of child marriage as a vestige of a bygone era. And yet in every state, people under 18 are allowed to marry.
By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline
The New Jersey legislature passed a bill Monday that will ban marriage for those under the age of 18 without exception.
By Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
The beginning of my journey reporting this story began with a casual conversation with a friend. “I know you are writing about child marriage in Afghanistan and India and lots of other places,“ she said. “What about what’s happening here…
By PBS NewsHour
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