Country Iran Islamic Republic of
Year 2016
Type of Measure Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns
Form of Violence Child, early and forced marriage

Brief Description

The Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs in partnership with Commission on Iran’s Islamic Human Rights held the Scientific Meeting on the Possibility of Early Marriage from the Perspective of Iran's Judiciary System, Islamic Thoughts and International Principles on 09/05/2016. The purpose of this meeting was to present operationalized solutions in order to end early and compulsory marriages under the legal age by inviting related scholars and executives, as it is opposed to Paragraph 1041 of Civil Law. In this solution, all religious principles, domestic rights and international commitments of administration are considered in order to provide the best solution for protecting children from early marriage.

Source of Information

Islamic Republic of Iran's submission for National Review for Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action, Beijing+25, 2019, p.114