The Huffington Post spoke with the Tahirih Justice Center’s Senior Counsel for Policy and Strategy, Jeanne Smoot, about a groundbreaking new Tahirih report on child marriage in the United States.
“America really does have a child marriage problem,” Smoot told the Huffington Post. “It hurts children here, just as it does globally, and we are overdue to tackle it.”
Read the full article here. Tahirih’s report, “Falling Through the Cracks: How State Laws Allow Child Marriage to Happen in Today’s America,” was also featured in the Huffington Post’s Wednesday Morning Email for Aug. 30, 2017.