1920-1939 | Child marriages | Palestine

27 JUNE

BRITAIN REBUKED OVER LEGITIMATING CHILD MARRIAGE IN PALESTINE [ 27 June 1933 ] On 27 June 1933, the League of Nations Mandates Commission questioned A. M. Young, the Chief Secretary of the government of Palestine, on the the British reluctance to tackle the issue of child marriage in Palestine. Ten years earlier, the country had…