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Yemen Child Bride

Yemen May Consider Banning Child Marriage

Hunter Stuart | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

Following reports that an 8-year-old girl in Yemen was killed after having intercourse with her 40-year-old husband, the nation's human rights ministe...

Dead Yemeni Child Bride Tied Up, Raped, Says Mom

AP | AHMAD AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SHUEBA, Yemen — A 13-year-old Yemeni child bride who bled to death shortly after marriage was tied down and forced to have sex by her husband, accor...

13-Year-Old Yemeni Bride Dies Of Bleeding

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — A 13-year-old Yemeni girl has died of injuries to her genitals four days after a family-arranged marriage, a human rights group s...

Yemen: Where Men Marry Children

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANAA, Yemen -- A new white dress, chains of gold jewelry sparkling brightly and more attention than this 13-year-old girl had ever received before: I...

Yemen Clerics Seek Ban On Child Brides

AP | AHMED AL-HAJ and HADEEL AL-SHALCHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN'A, Yemen — Some of Yemen's most influential Islamic leaders, including one the U.S. says mentored Osama bin Laden, have declared supporters ...

Nujood Ali: Yemen Blocks Ex-Child Bride's Trip To Austria

AP | VERONIKA OLEKSYN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VIENNA — Yemen has barred a former child bride from being honored in Austria, saying she is too young to travel alone. When she was less than 1...