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Denmark Allows Migrants to Break Law and Keep Child Brides

Denmark Allows Migrants to Break Law and Keep Child Brides

Country: 
Denmark
News Date: 
29/09/2016
Sharia Watch
Summary: 

Child brides as young as 14 are being reunited with their older, migrant husbands in Denmark after authorities decided that upholding Danish law breached their “human rights”.

The legal minimum age for marriage is 18 in the Nordic nation, yet the exemptions are being made for migrants because separating the couples is said to violate the right to family life guaranteed in the European convention on human rights