U.S. lawmakers are strongly at odds with U.S. foreign policy when it comes to child marriage. While the numbers at home are nowhere near that dire, they are disturbing. Many of the children married between 2000 and 2010 were wed to adults significantly older than they were, the data shows. At least 31 percent were married to a spouse age 21 or older.
En concreto, la presidenta detalló que el 28% de los casos se están produciendo entre jóvenes de 15 y 29 años con una incidencia de 582 casos por cada 100.000 habitantes, por encima de la media de la comunidad.