The Guardian view on child marriage: wedlock is a padlock for girls

From the US to Bangladesh, underage brides are likely to leave education and face increased risks of poverty, domestic violence, and high rates of maternal mortality What kind of place would set the age of consent at 17 – but allow pregnant girls as young as 11 to marry? Florida: its l

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/nov/29/the-guardian-view-on-child-marriage-wedlock-is-a-padlock-for-girls

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