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The poster printed out by ICC’s contribution hangs on the wall of GNA of Turkey to draw attention for child brides

The poster printed out by ICC’s contribution in the project initiated by “End Child Prostitution, Child Pornography and the Trafficking of Children for Sexual Purposes Network”. The poster conveys the message of “Let’s protect our little girls; let’s not to send them as child brides” was hanged on the wall of the work office of the Republican People's Party (RPP) in Constitution Conciliation Commission at Grand National Assembly of Turkey (GNAT).

The member of GNAT’s Constitution Conciliation Commission, Mr Rýza Türmen, a Member of Parliament of RPP from Ýzmir, stated that; “We have hang this poster to raise the awareness of public, child brides are not custom, or tradition but child abuse.” He also added that, legislative proposal has already been submitted to raise marriage age to 18 as recommended to Turkey by the Child Right Committee assembled in Geneva.    

 


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