In push to end child marriage in Guatemala, young women are on the front line

Countries in Central America have strengthened laws against child marriage, but rates are still high. Real change comes from changing minds, advocates say – and local girls themselves can do that best.

Fellows 2017

By Sara Schonhardt

December 28, 2017

Also published by Christian Science Monitor

In this remote village perched high in the hills of eastern Guatemala, a spunky 21-year-old in high-tops and skinny black...

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