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Child, Not Bride: Ending Child Marriage © 2019

Child, Not Bride: Ending Child Marriage © 2019

Child Marriage Definitions, Conventions Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 2004

Child Marriage Definitions, Conventions Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain, 2004 Convention on Consent to Marriage, Minimum Age for Marriage, and Registration of Marriages, 1964 Rwanda Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women, 1979 Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1990

Global Child Marriage. Around the world: 700, 000 Germany 1% France 2% US 10%

Global Child Marriage. Around the world: 700, 000 Germany 1% France 2% US 10% Rwanda

Rates, Girls and Boys Rwanda https: //www. unicef. org/media/files/Child_Marriage_Report_7_17_LR. . pdf

Rates, Girls and Boys Rwanda https: //www. unicef. org/media/files/Child_Marriage_Report_7_17_LR. . pdf

Why Child Marriage? Escape poverty Reinforce social, religious, or cultural ties Provide protection Rwanda

Why Child Marriage? Escape poverty Reinforce social, religious, or cultural ties Provide protection Rwanda Eliminate charges of abuse, statutory rape

Rwanda http: //www. pewresearch. org/fact-tank/2016/11/01/child-marriage-is-rare-in-the-u-s-though-this-varies-by-state/

Rwanda http: //www. pewresearch. org/fact-tank/2016/11/01/child-marriage-is-rare-in-the-u-s-though-this-varies-by-state/

Child Marriage Rates by State. Rwanda https: //whyevolutionistrue. wordpress. com/2017/05/28/child-marriage-in-the-u-s-its-far-more-common-than-you-think

Child Marriage Rates by State. Rwanda https: //whyevolutionistrue. wordpress. com/2017/05/28/child-marriage-in-the-u-s-its-far-more-common-than-you-think

Youngest Legally Able to Marry. Rwanda https: //whyevolutionistrue. wordpress. com/2017/05/28/child-marriage-in-the-u-s-its-far-more-common-than-you-think/

Youngest Legally Able to Marry. Rwanda https: //whyevolutionistrue. wordpress. com/2017/05/28/child-marriage-in-the-u-s-its-far-more-common-than-you-think/

Rwanda https: //www. cnn. com/2018/01/29/health/ending-child-marriage-in-america/index. html

Rwanda https: //www. cnn. com/2018/01/29/health/ending-child-marriage-in-america/index. html

Number of Child Marriages by State. Rwanda https: //whyevolutionistrue. wordpress. com/2017/05/28/child-marriage-in-the-u-s-its-far-more-common-than-you-think

Number of Child Marriages by State. Rwanda https: //whyevolutionistrue. wordpress. com/2017/05/28/child-marriage-in-the-u-s-its-far-more-common-than-you-think

Child Marriage and Well-Being Girls who marry as children are 3 times more likely

Child Marriage and Well-Being Girls who marry as children are 3 times more likely to be beaten by their spouses 31% more likely to live in poverty 50% more likely to drop out of high school 4 times less likely to graduate from college 23% more likely to have a heart attack, Rwanda diabetes, cancer, or stroke more likely to have psychiatric disorders 50% more likely to be divorced victims of statutory rape if the spouse is an adult

Children cannot • Get a divorce Rent an apartment Buy or rent a car

Children cannot • Get a divorce Rent an apartment Buy or rent a car Get health care or check into a hospital Open a bank account Rwanda Have access to an inheritance Get a credit card Stay at a battered women’s shelter A married child cannot be independent and cannot help herself or her children.

States Prohibiting Child Marriage Rwanda

States Prohibiting Child Marriage Rwanda

US Child Marriage Policy The U. S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls, March

US Child Marriage Policy The U. S. Global Strategy to Empower Adolescent Girls, March 2016, State Department: A key goal is reducing child marriage. Rwanda https: //www. state. gov/s/gwi/priorities/adolescentgirls/index. htm

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Ending child marriage helps break the intergenerational cycle of poverty. Empowered girls can better

Ending child marriage helps break the intergenerational cycle of poverty. Empowered girls can better care for their families, leading to smaller, healthier families. Rwanda When girls are allowed to be girls, everyone wins. -UNICEF https: //www. unicef. org/media/files/Child_Marriage_Report_7_17_LR. . pdf

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