legal adulthood

16-year-old Japanese girls will no longer be allowed to marry, age of legal adulthood moves to 18

Japanese government votes to amend laws, bringing down age of legal adulthood but raising marrying age for women and gender reassignment surgery.

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Japanese politicians submit bill to lower legal adulthood age, raise marriage age for women

Move would balance marriage age for men and women, make sex-change operations more easily available.

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