Lobby Day to End Child Marriage
In New York, it is legal for 14-year-old girls to be married to adult men of any age. In fact, 85% of child marriages fall into this category. This must stop. Closing the loopholes in our state law to end child marriage will help prevent coerced or forced marriages; reduce violence against girls; and align state laws with research from the U.S. and worldwide that reveal the harms of child marriage. Learn more about the issue here.
We Need Your Help: Come to Albany For a Lobby Day
Free buses will leave midtown Manhattan (9th Avenue between 34th and 35th Streets) on Wednesday, March 22nd at approximately 7AM and return at 7PM (exact times and location to be announced soon). We will provide training on the bus and will spend the day in Albany meeting with legislators to advocate to end child marriage.
Sign up NOW to be a powerful voice for girls. Seats will fill up fast!
Bookings are closed for this event.