Rights groups condemn laws allowing rapists to enter 'marriage of convenience' with victims
'This girl does not speak, but only repeats one thing- ‘I am afraid of this man’, ' an official said
But there are concerns over the prospect of jailing those who break the law
The effort to update the laws involved Republicans and Democrats
Several states - including Massachusetts - allow children to get married 'in exceptional circumstances'
The wedding was filmed with actors to highlight the 'grim reality' faced by millions of girls around the world
'You're a f***ing sick pervert'
'It’s very much a British problem happening to girls and boys in our classrooms, and schools are not spotting the signs,' charity says
Around a third of all marriages in the country are between an elder man and a child, according to recent statistics
You can get married as young as nine in Iran but men have to wait till they're 22 to tie the knot in China