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Petition: End Child Marriage in Kentucky
Society & Culture  (tags: child marriage, freedoms, education, abuse, Domestic Violence )

- 59 days ago -
In recent years over ten thousand children - some as young as 13 years of age - have gotten married in the Bluegrass State. The statistic is shocking especially when considering the societal and personal ills of the practice.
Child Marriages Form 15% of All Marriages in Egypt
Society & Culture  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Egypt, child marriage, pedophilia, children, girls, crime, culture, family, religion, rights, sadness )

- 956 days ago -
Fifteen percent of all marriages in Egypt are child marriages, announced Egypts Minister of Population Hala Youssef on Thursday. Despite Egypt changing the legal age of marriage to 18 in 2008, child marriage continues across the country
AUSTRALIA: 12-Yr. Old Girl 'Married' Off By Father to 26-Yr. Old
Society & Culture  (tags: Australia, Islam, child marriage, children's rights )

- 1317 days ago -
A 26-year-old student from Lebanon is being held without bail in Australia for 25 counts of sexual intercourse with a minor. The man was living with a 12-year old girl he had "married" in a sharia ceremony arranged by the girl's father, a 62-year old conv

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