However, child marriage isn't only a problem in the developing world, it's also an issue in the US. Thousands of children have been married in the US in recent years. Between 2000 and 2010, 3,853 children were married in New York state alone." Read article by T.J. Raphael from Public Radio International.
The Gendercide Awareness Project will be screening a film about child marriage the evening of Thursday, February 11 at the Angelika (Dallas). More info and tickets.