German officials set their sights on ‘child marriage’

German officials have encountered hundreds of married minors among refugees. Judges are struggling with legal ambiguities and must treat most cases individually. A working group has been set up to study the issue. Read more about their work here:


Grade: C

Number of Women and Girls At Risk: 25,000

Status: Existing Legislation Needs Strengthening

Improve by adding: Prosecuting parents/guardian, felony offense