End Child Marriage!
The average age for a child bride is fifteen, but many as young as eight, seven, or even younger are forced into marriage. Often with men old enough to be their grandfathers.
It can be changed with the advocacy of people like us.
Follow the links below to investigate how you can rise up against child marriage.
Watch Girl, Awake! Project's TEDx performance on Child Marriage
Idaho has highest rate in the nation of wedded minors It's no longer the Wild West. Idaho isn't a foreign country with an uncaring government. So why is child marriage still an issue in this state? "As someone who could possibly be married right now, this directly affects me," said 17-year-old Gracie Messier of Coeur d'Alene.