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July 29, 2021 39 min

Six per thousand minors in the United States have been married between 2000 and 2015 according to a 2018 study. Roughly 11.96% of the 200,000 child wedding that took place were girls under the age of 18. In the U.S. there were marriage licenses issued for children as young as 12 and 13-years-old.

Worldwide there are over 41,000 child brides per day. Roughly 15 million per year. 

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