Left to their own devices, no good will come of it, the women there know the future if this law is passed…
Turkey’s New Marriage Law Stokes Fears of More Underage Unions
ISTANBUL, TURKEY —
The Turkish Parliament passed legislation Wednesday allowing imams to perform marriages. Women’s rights groups, who have strongly condemned the reform, warn it would exacerbate the problem of underage marriages.
The new law comes amid wider concerns over the erosion of women’s rights under emergency rule.
“We won’t be silenced,” chanted women protesting the new legislation in the heart of Istanbul.