Pakistan lawmaker battles to raise punishment for child marriage

By Reuters | Wed, 26 Mar 2014 11:00 AM

By Eissa Saeed

ISLAMABAD March 26 (Reuters) - A bill introduced in Pakistan's National Assembly to increase the punishment for guardians, clerics and spouses involved in child marriages should be supported by religious leaders, the legislator behind the move said on Wednesday.

"I've seen this injustice in my constituency and around the country in every single province," legislator Marvi Memon told ...

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