United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund
Cite as https://mymun.com/ppdb/8779
Topic: Child Marriages
Honorable Chair and fellow delegates
Child marriage is violation of human rights that has been affecting the Egypt nation through the past decades. This harmful practice caused by historically rooted sense of gender inequality, high level of poverty, and lack of educational opportunities still remains prevalent in the Egyptian society.
The legal age of marriage in Egypt was increased to 18 following amendment of Egypt’s Child Law in 2008. However current regulation prohibits, but does not criminalize the registrati...