Is Child Marriage a Problem in Canada?

The Agenda with Steve Paikin

Researchers at McGill University have found that child marriage is not only legal in Canada but has been happening across the country for decades, even in spite of efforts by the federal government to clamp down on the practice overseas. Why does it persist and what can be done about it? We discuss the scope of the problem and potential solutions with Alissa Koski, assistant professor in the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University; Samra Zafar, author of "The Good Wife: Escaping a Life I Never Chose;" and Rowena Pinto, chief program officer at UNICEF Canada.
Episode:
Does Canada Have a Child Marriage Problem?
Aired:
Feb 09, 2021
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