The draft bill on criminalizing the children marriage

Regulatory Reform

The study explains the importance of issuing a law criminalizing child marriage, as well as stiffening the penalty for girls’ early marriage, to include everyone involved in the crime as the father or the girls’ guardian.

The draft calls on criminalizing children marriage [those under the age of 18 years], as one of the crimes of violence against women, as well as stiffening the penalty to become imprisonment and a fine of not less than LE5000 and not exceeding LE1000, for everyone who participated in the crime, called, promoted for early marriage.

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