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Marching to End Child Marriage in Massachusetts

Expand Protesters from Unchained at Last speak in front of the Massachusetts State House in Boston to end child marriage in Massachusetts, May 2017.  © 2017 Unchained at Last/Facebook Today, I’ll join the Women’s March in Boston to demand an end to child marriage in Massachusetts.  My two grandmothers were both child brides in Trinidad and Tobago. Their lives illustrate how child marriage robs children – especially girls – of their childhood and rights. My grandmothers (“Nanny” and “Mama”) were forced by their families around age 13 to marry adult men they had never met. Both dropped out of…

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