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Army spokesman reaffirms forces' commitment to ceasefire
[20 October 2016]
Army kills, wounds 20 mercenaries in Taiz
[19 October 2016]
Army shells mercenaries in Lahj
[19 October 2016]
Army's rockets kill mercenaries in Jawf
[19 October 2016]
Dozens of mercenaries killed in Najran
[18 October 2016]
  Saudi Aggression on Yemen
Saudi aggression fighter jets launch five raids on Bani Hushish
[20 October 2016]
Saudi aggression warplanes launch two raids on Sanaa
[20 October 2016]
Airstrikes hit northwest of Sanaa, cut off main road to Hodeida port city
[19 October 2016]
Saudi aggression jets resume striking Sanaa-Hodeidah highway
[19 October 2016]
U.S.-Saudi warplanes launch raids on capital Sanaa
[19 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]
After declaring involvement in aggression, USA defeated in days
[16 February 2016]
Army hits Saudi military gathering in Asir, Najran, Jizan
[20 October 2016]
Army kills dozens enemy Saudi soldiers, bombs military sites in Jizan, Najran
[19 October 2016]
Army fires ballistic missiles on Jizan
[19 October 2016]
Supreme Political Council welcomes UN proposed ceasefire
[19 October 2016]
President receives Russia's charge d'affaires
[18 October 2016]
WNC urges parliament to ban marriage under 18 years old

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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