Malmö Municipality recently came under fire for letting child brides reside together with their adult spouses. And now asylum centres in Denmark are grappling with the same problem.

Case-by-case basis

The Foreign Ministry has confirmed in a statement that it has processed a number of such cases.

"The Immigration Department has experienced quite a few cases in which minors (under-18s) seeking asylum have a legally valid marriage with another minor asylum-seeker or with an adult spouse, in which the parties can therefore fundamentally stay together at a reception centre," read the statement.

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