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Saturday, 2 November 2013

New Yemen charter could ban child marriages

Girls as young as eight are routinely forced to marry men up to five times their age in Yemen.Now, the organisation drafting the country's constitution wants to end child marriage and make the minimum age 18.But some clerics and tribal leaders say they will block the motion.Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra reports from the capital, Sanaa.

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