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President receives religious scholars
[22 February 2017]
Minister of State meets WFP director
[22 February 2017]
President meets COCA Chairman
[21 February 2017]
President meets Mahweet Governor
[21 February 2017]
President meets a number of notables, Sheikhs of Amran
[21 February 2017]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
Army shoots dead 3 Saudi soldiers, hits military sites in Aisr, Najran, Jizan
[25 February 2017]
Army foils mercenaries' infiltration in Taiz
[25 February 2017]
Saudi fighter jets launch 3 strikes on Mareb
[25 February 2017]
Ballistic missile hits Saudi soldiers groups in Najran
[25 February 2017]
Army shells mercenaries in Taiz
[25 February 2017]
 
  Reports
Report: Yemen army announces restoring balance of missile deterrence
[20 February 2017]
Roundup: 309 airstrikes hit Yemen in five days
[15 February 2017]
Saudi aggression launches around 73 airstrikes on Yemen over 48 hours
[05 February 2017]
Saudi aggression warplanes launch 328 airstrikes on Yemeni provinces
[31 January 2017]
45 Saudi aggression airstrikes hit Yemen provinces over past 24 hours
[22 January 2017]
 
  International
Yemeni Parliament Speaker congratulates his Kuwaiti counterpart
[25 February 2017]
PM congratulates his Kuwaiti counterpart
[24 February 2017]
President al-sammad congratulates Emir of Kuwait on National Day
[24 February 2017]
President al-Sammad congratulates Sultan of Brunei on National Day
[22 February 2017]
President congratulates Kenyan President on National Day
[22 February 2017]
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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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