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Five Lessons the U.S. Can Learn from Europe About Stopping Child Marriages

While the issue of child marriages has come to prominence in Europe since the 2015 migrant crisis, it has recently made headlines in the U.S. after the Associated Press uncovered more than 8,000 cases of the American immigration system being used to attempt to facilitate marriages between adults and children.

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Germany Moves to Ban Migrant Child Marriages

BERLIN (AFP) – Germany’s cabinet on Wednesday plans to agree a ban on child marriages after the recent mass refugee influx brought in many couples where one or both partners were aged under 18.

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Child Brides On The Rise In German Capital

The trend of underage migrant girls entering Germany married to older men is on the rise, with the city of Berlin recording 100 child marriages this year alone.

Children queue up for food at a makeshift camp for refugees and migrants at the Greek-Macedonian border near the village of Idomeni on March 24, 2016

Child Bride Legally Married Under Sharia Law, German Judge Rules

A regional German court has recognised as valid the marriage of a 14-year-old Syrian girl to her 20-year-old cousin, despite the legal age for marriage in Germany being 16. The case represents a landmark ruling, with the Federal Court set

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Migrant Child Brides As Young As 11 Arriving In Europe

Official figures have shown that last year dozens of married child brides arrived as migrants applying for asylum in Norway, with the youngest being just 11 years old. Data from the Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs (Bufdir) seen by the Norwegian Broadcasting

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