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50 State Map of Legislative Reforms to Limit or End Child Marriage Since 2016

In the U.S., each state has the power to set its own laws on when and how individuals may marry. Thanks to the advocacy of survivors and organizations with leadership from Tahirih, 27 states have passed reforms that seek to limit or end child marriage.

As of August 2021, 23 states and Washington D.C. have yet to pass reforms to their marriage age laws at. This map provides a visual overview of the status of legislative reforms to limit or end child marriage across the U.S. States are color-coded based on what reforms have or have not been passed, showing the movement’s victories as well as the work that remains. This map is a visual compliment to the information found in the Summary of Marriage Age Reforms across the U.S.

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