Child Bride in Yemen Bleeds to Death

“In Yemen, arranging child marriages is a popular practice, with more than a quarter of Yemen’s females being married under the age of 15. This is partly because of the tribal belief that, the younger the bride, the better the chance that she will be obedient to her husband. These marriages are also very tempting to poor families, as the husband must pay the family for his underage bride.” More here.

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