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Women Rally Against Child Bride Ban “Girls Should Marry at 9?

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Posted By: Alfred K at 1:10 pm

29 Mar 2010

Muslim women have rallied against a ban on child marriages, decrying any attempt to deprive little girls of their legal right to be sold to older men as un-Islamic.
A mob of fully veiled women waving the Koran descended on the Yemeni capital to voice their opposition to any ban on child marriage; one protester had this to say:
“It is against Islam to set a minimum age for marriage. A girl can get married when she’s an adult – for some girls that is when they are 15 and for others when they are nine.”
Many of the most prominent advocates of a ban on child marriage are women, but apparently it is not only men who are interested in preserving the “right” of a child to marry.
After its unification in 1990, Yemen set the minimum age for marriage at 15, but this law was never in enforced and was eventually abolished in 1999, meaning there was no minimum age for marriage.

9-year old girls aren’t even sexy yet. Gotta wait until at least 10. Fuckin up, Yemen. I got my eye on you.

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