‘It put an end to my childhood’: the hidden scandal of US child marriage

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In half of US states, there is no legal minimum age for marriage; a 40-year-old man can, in theory, marry a five-year-old girl. We meet the former child brides campaigning for change

‘It put an end to my childhood’: the hidden scandal of US child marriage

In half of US states, there is no legal minimum age for marriage; a 40-year-old man can, in theory, marry a five-year-old girl. But Florida may soon ban the practice for under-18s. We meet the former child brides campaigning for change

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