Laws to End Child Marriage


Unchained started and now leads the growing national movement to end child marriage in the US.

Child marriage, or marriage before 18, is legal in every US state. And child marriage is happening in the US at an alarming rate: Unchained’s groundbreaking research revealed that nearly a quarter-million children as young as 10 were married in the US between 2000 and 2010 – mostly girls wed to adult men.

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Unchained’s work to end child marriage is made possible by the generosity of several supporters, including: