The Lived Experience of Child Marriage in the United States
Authors: Aditi Wahi, Kristen L. Zaleski, Jacob Lampe, Patricia Bevan, & Alissa Koski Publication: February 12, 2019 Researchers interviewed Americans who were married under age 18, investigating the reasons behind their child marriages, and the experiences face by participants as a result of marrying underage. Most participants reported experiencing abuse related to their marriage, including physical, sexual, financial, and emotional abuse. Read more. Unfortunately, due to journal guidelines, we are unable to provide free access to the full article. The link above will redirect you to the journal website where you can view the abstract and select payment options to access the full text.