A Clash of Civilizations: An Overview on Child Brides and How the Syrian Refugee Crisis is Forcing Europe to Follow its Laws or Follow Another's

Author:Jessica Smith
Position::St. Thomas University School of Law
Pages:3-39
SUMMARY

Everyday, all around the world millions of women and children are suffering from the effects child marriage. A child marriage occurs when a female child is forced to marry an adult male. These marriages are typically the result of poverty, religion, and cultural norms. One of the areas with the most prevalent amount of child brides is the countries throughout the Middle East including Syria. As a ... (see full summary)


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