Tag Archive: Child marriage

Apr 13 2014

The Jaafari Personal Status Law

Human Rights Watch to Iraq: yo, don’t legalize marriage for 9-year-olds. Iraq’s Council of Ministers should withdraw a new draft Personal Status Law and ensure that Iraq’s legal framework protects women and girls in line with its international obligations. The pending legislation would restrict women’s rights in matters of inheritance and parental and other rights after divorce, …

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Dec 09 2011

On religious grounds

Human Rights Watch on child (meaning girl) marriage in Yemen.

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