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Vice President meets leaders of workers Unions
[06 December 2016]
Human rights minister stresses on enhancing human rights principles
[05 December 2016]
President issues decree to appoint deputy director of presidency office
[04 December 2016]
President issues decree to appoint presidential adviser
[04 December 2016]
Yemen's National Salvation Government endorses its general program
[04 December 2016]
 
  Saudi Aggression on Yemen
Army blasts Saudi-provided military vehicle in Marib, kills its crew
[06 December 2016]
Saudi brutal airstrikes hit Bilad al-Ros again, severely injure little girl
[06 December 2016]
Army fires missiles on Saudi-paid mercenaries in Lahj
[06 December 2016]
Aggression war jets launch 23 sorties against Sa’ada, Asir
[05 December 2016]
US-Saudi aggression launch 24 air strikes on Saada, dropping cluster bombs
[05 December 2016]
 
  Reports
Roundup: Saudi aggression warplanes continue breaching ceasefire
[22 October 2016]
Saudi-Led Attack on Sanaa Funeral Apparent War Crime: says Human Rights Watch
[13 October 2016]
Army's heroes keep advances against Saudi aggression on various front lines
[19 September 2016]
The Guardian publishes detailed investigation into Saudi aggression crimes against Yemen
[17 September 2016]
Blackwater's dirty tasks in Yemen (analysis)
[17 February 2016]
 
  International
Sudan congratulates Yemen National Salvation Government
[03 December 2016]
President sends condolences to Cuba on death of Fidel Castro
[27 November 2016]
Yemeni Immigration authority returns 150 illegal Ethiopian migrants
[13 November 2016]
Army's artillery destroys Saudi military monitoring tower in Najran
[12 November 2016]
Army forces shoot down US-Saudi aggression scouting plane
[10 November 2016]
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WNC urges parliament to ban marriage under 18 years old
[14/April/2008]

SANA'A, April 14 (Saba) - The Women National Committee (WNC) urged on Monday legislative and executive authorities to make amendments on law of the personal affairs to ban marriage under 18 years old.

The WNC call comes after publishing a story of eight year-old, Nojoud Nasser who went to the Sana'a West Court to prosecute her father for making her marry a 30-year-old-man.

The committee condemned such marriage, wondering about behavior of the girl's family to make her marry in this age, as they know already their daughter could not shoulder burdens of the marriage life.

A 2006 field study revealed that child marriage among Yemeni girls reached 52.1%, compared to 6.7% among males.

The study, conducted by the Woman and Development Study Center, affiliated to Sana'a University, looked at 1,495 couples, concluding that there is a huge age gap between the spouses.

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