UN wants Mexico to crack down on child marriages

Child marriagesFusion – The United Nations is urging Mexico to outlaw child marriages. Although Mexico recently passed a federal law setting the legal minimum marriage age at 18, U.N. officials say this isn’t being enforced in some states, where civil codes allow girls as young as 14 and boys as young as 16 to marry.

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