Although recently, the Yemenite legislative has set a minimum age for marriage, child marriage is still practiced in Yemen. Especially in rural areas with many poor people the conditions for girls are very precarious. I want to tell you more about child marriage in Yemen and introduce further literature about this topic.
The situation in Yemen
According to Human Rights Watch, around 52% of Yemeni girls are married before the age of 18, and 14% before they turn 15. Until the law changed,... [+] Read more