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The minimum marriage age for women increased

The decision of the President comes into force starting September 1. It’s one of the measures stipulated by the head of state Decree “On additional measures in connection with the strengthening of guarantees of the rights of the child”.

Current legislation (article 15 of the Family Code) implies men can marry from the age of 18, and women from 17 years. Now the marriageable age of men and women is equal.

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