Worldwide, more than 650 million women and girls alive today were married before their 18th birthday. Some of them are right here in the United States.
UNICEF calls child marriage a harmful practice and a violation of child rights, and believes that marriage under age 18 should be prohibited in all circumstances. The risks are just as real for child marriages in the U.S. as they are in developing countries.
Call on your State Representative and State Senator in the Pennsylvania General Assembly to end child marriage with zero exceptions by cosponsoring HB 360/SB 81.