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Dozens of Australian child brides forced into illegal marriages

Dozens of Australian child brides forced into illegal marriages

Country: 
Australia
News Date: 
22/05/2017
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A generation of young Australian girls are being forced into illegal marriages, some younger than ten years old. The stunning truth has been revealed in documents obtained by Seven News using Freedom of Information. They reveal dozens of children, most in the Sydney region, married to much older men with authorities relying on the community to alert them so they can intervene.