Iran Planning to Raise Women’s Legal Age of Marriage – Iran Front Page

Iranian lawmaker Fatemeh Zolqadr said the Iranian Parliament, in coordination with the country’s Vice-Presidency for Women and Family Affairs, has decided to compile a plan to raise the legal age for women’s marriage in Iran and set a number of restrictions to prevent child marriage.

According to a Farsi report by ICANA, she went on to say that the issue of modifying the marriage age of Iranian women was raised in a meeting held last Iranian year (ended mid-March 2017) between the cultural faction of the Iranian Parliament and a number of the country’s top clerics.

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