Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznar
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Monday, June 1, 2020

Pandemic Will Accelerate Child Marriage

From World Economic Forum:

Four million girls are at risk of child marriage in the next two years because of the new coronavirus pandemic, a global charity said on the 15th of May, as campaigners warned that the crisis could undo decades of work to end the practice.

Deepening poverty caused by the loss of livelihoods is likely to drive many families to marry off their daughters early, World Vision said.

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