Iraq's draft child marriage law seen as political stunt - and sign of times

By Reuters | Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:48 PM
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* Chances of bill becoming law are slim

* Secular and women's groups say rights being eroded

* Some in Iraq want an Iranian-style theocracy

By Raheem Salman

BAGHDAD, April 17 (Reuters) - Proposals that would legalise the marriage of nine-year-old Iraqi girls are unlikely to become law, but indicate the growing role of religion in a country some fear is going down the path of ...

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