Tag: #child marriage
In November 2020, the Senate unanimously approved on final reading Senate Bill No. 1373, which seeks to outlaw marriages between minors, or between a minor and an adult.
A measure criminalizing child marriage was approved by the House of Representatives on the third and final reading on Monday, September 6.
The House Committee on Women and Gender Equality has strongly endorsed for approval the bill making child marriages unlawful and penalizing persons, including parents, found guilty of facilitating or solemnizing illegal unions.