50 Year Old Woman Marries 12 Year Old Boy! (Child Marriage Social Experiment)

Girls as young as 10 were among the minors who wedded under legal loopholes

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More than 200,000 children were married in the US over the past 15 years, new figures have revealed.

Three 10-year-old girls and an 11-year-old boy were among the youngest to wed, under legal loopholes which allow minors to marry in certain circumstances.

The minimum age for marriage across most of the US is 18, but every state has exemptions – such as parental consent or pregnancy – which allow younger children to tie the knot.

At least 207,468 minors married in the US between 2000 and 2015, according to data compiled by Unchained At Last, a group campaigning to abolish child marriage, and investigative documentary series Frontline.

The true figure is likely to be much higher because 10 states provided no or incomplete statistics.

You can watch what happens when a 65 Year Old Man Marries a 12 Year Old Girl HERE