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: