Voice Of Europe
July 6, 2018
A year ago, Germany launched a law combating child marriages, but the Federal Government has no idea how many of those marriages exist in the country, Die Welt reports.
Last summer, during the ‘first’ refugee crisis, the German government decided to implement the law to protect children against premature and unwanted marriages in the future.
“In Germany, there may be no child marriages. Children do not belong in the civil registry office or the altar,” Justice Minister Heiko Maas, then said.
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