Understanding Forced Marriage in the United States: Developing Measures, Examining its Nature, and Assessing Gender Disparities

@article{Esthappan2018UnderstandingFM,
  title={Understanding Forced Marriage in the United States: Developing Measures, Examining its Nature, and Assessing Gender Disparities},
  author={Sino Esthappan and Sara Bastomski and Janine M. Zweig and Meredith Dank and Hanna Love},
  journal={Journal of Interpersonal Violence},
  year={2018},
  volume={36},
  pages={5730 - 5760}
}
In Western European countries and Canada, an emerging scholarly literature has helped inform awareness and prevention efforts and justice system responses to address forced marriages. But, little is known about this issue in the United States. The present study, the first large scale examination of forced marriage prevalence in the United States, surveys a national sample of Internet users over 18 years of age. Using a Google Consumer Survey platform, this exploratory study seeks to estimate… 
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