2/6/2018 Unchained’s work highlighted in The Guardian Posted February 6, 2018 by Sarah Bosakowski


Sherry Johnson was raped when she was 9, gave birth when she was 10 and was forced to marry her rapist when she was 11. Sherry was married right here, in the US.

Nearly 250,000 children were wed in the US between 2000 and 2010, as Renate van der Zee explained in an article for The Guardian. “Almost all were girls married to adult men,” our executive director, Fraidy Reiss, told van der Zee.