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Yemen: Child Marriage Spurs Abuse of Girls and Women

Widespread child marriage jeopardizes Yemeni girls’ access to education, harms their health, and keeps them second-class citizens. The government of Yemen should set 18 as the minimum age for marriage to improve girls’ opportunities and protect their human rights. (Beirut) – Widespread child marriage jeopardizes Yemeni girls’ access to education, harms their health, and keeps them second-class citizens, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.read more

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