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Child Marriage

The WSMA opposes the practice of childhood marriage, so defined as marriage in minors under the age of 18. (C-11, A-20)

The WSMA supports legislation that ends the practice of child marriage by requiring the minimum marriage age to be 18 with no exceptions. (C-11, A-20)

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Abbreviations for House of Delegates report origination:

EC – Executive Committee; BT – Board of Trustees; CPA – Council on Professional Affairs; JC – Judicial Council; CHS – Community and Health Services

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