Tag: Child Marriages

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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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Report: More Than 1,000 Known Child Marriages in Germany

German authorities are reportedly “sounding the alarm” over a sharp rise in child marriages after noting that more and more girls are disappearing from school. Justice Minister Heiko Maas has announced “drastic” new measures to tackle the problem. The girls