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It’s part of proposed legislation that would see religious courts restored.
Places that have not enacted laws prohibiting child marriage must do so urgently, and those that have must eradicate all loopholes, writes Simona Sikimic
Figure revealed in research released to mark International Day of the Girl
The draft law, which still needs parliamentary approval, aims to protect girls who were married abroad and sought asylum in the country.
Germany is on the frontline of controversial debate that has put European governments in a quandary – whether to recognise child marriage.
It’s the magic moment that people will remember for the rest of their lives – the day they pledge their undying love for each other in front of their nearest and…