Refugee Brides: What should Germany do about its child marriage problem?

Germany is on the frontline of controversial debate that has put European governments in a quandary – whether to recognise child marriage. The dilemma is a legacy of Europe’s migration influx, which has seen more than a million refugees and migrants arrive in Germany over the last two years. Denmark and The Netherlands have also been grappling with the issue, which UNICEF claims can lead to a lifetime of deprivation and disadvantage, putting the child at greater risk of falling pregnant early, dropping out of school and being in a violent relationship. Read more here:

http://www.euronews.com/2017/01/25/what-should-germany-do-over-its-hundreds-of-under-age-refugee-brides?utm_source=Child+marriage+in+the+News+-+Girls+Not+Brides&utm_campaign=5683617382-CM+in+the+news+28%2F01%2F17&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c21d02558c-5683617382-397922041

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