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This article was originally published in Al Jazeera on November 25, 2020. You can access the original article here: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/the-stream/2020/11/25/child-marriage-why-does-it-persist-in-the-us/.

The Stream, a daily TV show on Al Jazeera, discussed the issue of child marriage in the United States and why it persists. Femi Oke interviews Donna Pollard, founder of Survivors Corner, and Sara Tasneem, survivor and mentor. Casey Swegman, Tahirih Forced Marriage Initiative Project Manager, is also featured, speaking about the barriers that survivors face in the U.S.

Watch the segment here.

 

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