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Feb 2016

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Spotlight: Child Marriage in Yemen

by Katie Smedema, Research Assistant “… I learned that marriages to little girls are not unusual in the countryside, so for these people, I didn’t seem like an exception.  There is even a tribal proverb [in Yemen] that says, ‘To guarantee a happy marriage, marry a nine-year-old girl.’” -Nujood Ali, I am Nujood, Age 10 ...

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