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Old 14-02-2016, 10:46 PM   #201
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A great many other cultures, already give them that right.

An 8-year-old child bride died on Sunday from internal injuries sustained during her wedding night in Yemen, Gulf News reported.

The girl, Rawan, bled severely after suffering vaginal tearing following her forced marriage to a 40-year-old man in the city of Hardh in the northwestern part of the country. As neighboring Kuwaiti officials expressed outrage, social activists in Yemen implored authorities to arrest the “beastly groom” and members of the girl’s family for prosecution.

Activists in Yemen and around the world hope to end the practice of marrying young girls — at least one as young as 3 years old, in one media report — to men in rural areas. Although the Yemen government instituted an age minimum of 17 for marriage in 2009, the new law has been deemed by many in rural areas as “un-Islamic.” The country’s parliament plans to review the law this month for a final decision.

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