Religious bodies against child marriage

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 20:00

The firestorm continues following statements by the president of the IRO supporting the existing marriage laws in Trinidad and Tobago. 

Today the local arm of the United Nations, The Hindu Organization swaha, and The Hindu women’s organization all issued statements calling for the law to be amended. 

The three organizations have labeled any laws supporting child marriages as a violation of human rights. 

More in this report by Hema Ramkissoon.