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Posted on: September 11th, 2013 by Julie jalloul No Comments

HRW calls on Yemen to end child marriage

Yemen should protect its girls from the devastating effects of early marriage by setting 18 as the minimum age for marriage by law, Human Rights said, adding that the current political transition and drafting process for a new constitution offers a unique opportunity for the Yemeni government to enact laws protecting the rights of girls.

 

Source: Human Rights Watch

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