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Cases of child brides among Muslim ‘refugees’ in Germany has citizens in an uproar

GERMANY are having to deal with the issue of child marriage after the massive influx of asylum seekers into the country.


At least 35 child refugees were found to have been wed in their homelands before crossing the continent and into Germany.

Of that figure the majority – 33 – are young girls, the Youth Ministry for the state of Thuringia confirmed.

The youngest among them were revealed to be 14 and 15-years-old.

In Germany the legal age to wed is 18, but in exceptional cases can be 16.

The numbers only refer to unaccompanied child migrants, but a spokesman was unable to say if their spouses were also in the country.

Children’s charities such as UNICEF and SOS Children’s Villages have slammed the practice around the globe.

In countries such as the Yemen and Jordan, it is commonplace for children to be married off at a young age.

According to SOS


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