Underage Marriage in Egypt and the Prospects for Renewing Religious Discourse

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The report emphasized that early marriage in Egypt requires a revolution and renewal in the religious discourse, because the documentation of marriage contracts requires the marriage official or the pope in the church, in villages and rural areas in particular, where the main problem lies in some misconceptions about the age of marriage with a religious basis. Where Muslim and Christian clerics agree that the age of marriage is linked to the signs of puberty for girls starting from 9 to 13 years old, this does not give the right for some clerics to agree to document marriage.

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