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Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Center for Islamic and Middle Eastern Legal Studies

Sanaa, 7 July 2016

Sanaa, 7 July 2016

Child marriages have long been woven into Yemen’s social fabric, driven largely by poverty. But before the civil war began last year, international and local activists had made progress towards ending the practice. They were campaigning for a law setting 18 as the minimum age for marriage and for girls to remain in school. Now, those efforts have stalled…

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