Short summary: This article starts with the story of Fatima, a 15th years old girl form Alminya (a governorate in upper Egypt) who was forced to marry as a child and had to wait to be of legal age to get divorced. She’s now working as an activist engaged in reducing child marriage in Egypt. The European Union, in cooperation with the Egyptian government and civil society, is working to update the national mechanism for the protection of children and prevent early marriages like Fatima’s.
Author: Zainab Tawfiq
Original Title: Fatima, a 15th years old girl form Alminya was forced to marry and had to wait to be of legal age to get divorced.
Date of publication: 06.05.2019
Media: El Aosboa( جريدة الأسبوع )
View as pdf fileفاطمة..فتاة منياوية أجبروها على الزواج في سن ١٥ وتنتظر السن القانوني لتتمكن من الطلاق - بوابة الأسبو
Fatima forced her to marry at the age of 15 ... Today she is waiting for the legal age for divorce