Human Rights and Child Abuse in the U.S.
300,000 Children were married between 2000 and 2018
Mostly Young Girls married to Adult Men
Marriage before the age of 18 is legal in 40 out of the 50 states
Young girls and Women alive today, were married before the age of 18
of the married minors, a sex crime of statutory rape, should have been considered because of the spousal age difference
The total number of girls married in childhood Globally per year
40 of 50
States in the U.S., child marriage is legal under the age of 18
The number of minors under 18, who were legally married in the U.S.
CA, MS, NM, OK, WA, do not set any age floor.