Media Coverage

For the sake of a visa, I was forced into marriage in Arizona — at age 15
Author: Sasha K. Taylor
Date: 19 Jan 2022
Published by: The Washington Post

A 14-Year-Old Bride, Wed to Her Rapist, Playing on a Jungle Gym
Author: Nicholas Kristof
Date: 19 Jun 2021
Published by: The New York Times

Child Marriage Doesn’t Actually Happen Here, Right?
Author: Lyric Thompson
Date: 15 Jun 2021
Published by: The New York Times

Should Any Child Be Allowed to Marry? These Women Say No.
Author: Theresa Walker
Date: 7 Aug 2020
Published by: The Orange County Register

An American 13-Year-Old, Pregnant and Married to Her Rapist
Author: Nicholas Kristof
Date: 1 Jun 2018
Published by: The New York Times

Child Marriage in America By the Numbers
Author(s): Anjali Tsui, Dan Nolan and Chris Amico
Date: 6 Jul 2017
Published by: Frontline

11 Years Old, a Mom, and Pushed to Marry Her Rapist in Florida
Author: Nicholas Kristof
Date: 26 May 2017
Published by: The New York Times

Academic Research

Time’s Up on Child Marriages in the U.S.
Author: Mellissa Withers, Alyssa Kyle
Date: 5 Mar 2019
Published By: Psychology Today

The Lived Experience of Child Marriage in the United States
Author(s): Aditi Wahia, Kristen L. Zaleski, Jacob Lampea, Patricia Bevana, and Alissa Koski
Date: 12 Feb 2019
Published by:Social Work in Public Health Volume 34, 2019 - Issue 3

Romeo and Juliet? Qualitative Interviews with US Citizens Married as Children
Author: Zaleski, Kristin
Date: 18 Dec 2018
Published by: USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Pediatric issues among topics tackled by AMA delegates
Author: Charles J. Barone II, M.D., FAAP
Date: 31 Dec 2019
Published by: American Association of Pediatrics

Nonprofit Research

Report reveals linkages between human trafficking and forced marriage
Date: 7 Oct 2020
Published by: UN News

Understanding State Statutes on Minimum Marriage Age and Exceptions
Date: 1 Aug 2020
Published by: Tahirih Justice Center

The Alarming Disconnect Between Age-Based Sex Offenses and Minimum Marriage Age
Date: 1 Aug 2020
Published by: Tahirih Justice Center

Child Marriage in North Carolina: New Evidence and Policy Recommendations
Date: Aug 2020
Published By: International Center for Research on Women (ICRW)