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Clerics stopped Pakistani lawmakers improving child marriage law with threats • Skeptical Science
Once again, a wholly reasonable attempt by lawmakers within Pakistan have failed to pass a law banning child marriages. It was an initiative by Marvi Memon, a member of the ruling Pakistan Muslim League, to improve existing child marriage legislation, but she has now been forced to withdraw the proposal. Why? One word – Religion, or to be a tad more ... Read moreClerics stopped Pakistani lawmakers improving child marriage law with threats