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Lawmakers urged to ban child marriage in Britain

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London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation Britain is sabotaging girls’ futures and condoning child sex abuse by failing to scrap an “anachronistic” law allowing child marriage, a lawmaker told parliament on Tuesday as she presented a bill to criminalise marriage under 18. Pauline Latham said retaining the current law, which allows marriage at 16 with parental consent, […]