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Iraq: ‘Assassination of Childhood’: Outcry in Iraq Over Proposals to Legalize Child Marriage
Loop (Iraq) – November 04, 2017
Troops have only just liberated the final major ISIS stronghold, but now Iraq’s parliament is voting on changes opponents say are reminiscent of the extremist group. Baghdad’s House of Representatives voted “in principle” on Wednesday to approve amendments to the Personal Status Law that could allow girls as young as 9 marry.