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PA outlaws child marriage

Government of Mohammad Shtayyeh raises the minimum age of consent to 18

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
15/11/2019

Palestinian Authority outlaws child marriage

Mohammad Shtayyeh's government raises minimum age of consent to 18.

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
15/11/2019

In Indonesia, 'bride kidnapping' tradition fuels child marriage despite new ban

The government raised the marriage age for girls from 16 to 19 in September, but rights groups fear deep-rooted traditions and the practice of not registering unions could hamper efforts.

By REUTERS
31/10/2019
‘WE SHOULD be nurturing the many Jewish singles who would like to wed but for whom finding a mate is

WATCH: Iranian man marries 11-year-old girl

Two days after the marriage, a prosecutor annulled the marriage and said he was indicting the mullah (officiant) and the girl's parents for an illegal underaged marriage.

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