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Article Image News Link • Global, Christina Sterbenz

U.S. marriage rates have reached historic lows in recent years. Since 1970 — when about 74 marriages happened annually for every 1,000 unmarried women — the marriage rate declined by nearly 60%, dropping to 31 marriages per 1,000 unmarried women by 2

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Al-Jadid/New TV (Lebanon) via

Nada Al-Ahdal, Yemeni girl who fled forced marriage: As you know, I fled marriage and ignorance, so that I could continue to study. I didn't run away just because of the [intention] to marry me off, but because of the ignorance and because I wanted