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Turkey: 100,000 Divorces Take Place Annually

Şahin told her fellow Justice and Development Party members in Adana that 500,000 to 600,000 marriages take place in Turkey every year.

Countering the newly formed families, about 100,000 to 200,000 couples decide to end their marriages.

Thirty-nine percent of divorces take place within the first five years of marriage, Şahin said, adding that the ministry’s work had prevented some of these early separations.

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