Iran: 43 Thousand Cases of Child Marriage

On Sunday December 11th, 2016, the state-run newspaper, Shargh admitted to the disaster of child marriage in the country. The text was entitled “Children do not get married; they are traded instead.” The issue was discussed in a formal seminar on the topic of child marriage. Shargh newspaper also wrote:”currently 43 thousand of those children that get married are aged 10 to 15 and 2 thousand of them are separated or divorced from their spouses. Read more here:

http://www.ncr-iran.org/en/news/women/21704-iran-43-thousand-cases-of-child-marriage?utm_source=Child+marriage+in+the+News+-+Girls+Not+Brides&utm_campaign=da1464597e-CM+in+the+news+22%2F12%2F16&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c21d02558c-da1464597e-397922041

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