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Police arrest thieves stealing cars, motorcycles
[27 March 2017]
Solidarity rallies with Yemenis in several European capitals, US cities
[27 March 2017]
Black gunpowder-loaded car seized in Hodeidah
[27 March 2017]
Security services arrest 2 al-Qaida terrorist operatives in Bayda
[23 March 2017]
Agricultural ministry, Action Against Huger sign support agreement
[22 March 2017]
 
  Saudi Aggression War against Yemen
FM official: Saudi, its allies threatening safety of Red Sea shipping
[27 March 2017]
Labor Unions: Anti-Saudi rally shows Yemenis are stronger than ever
[27 March 2017]
Mercenaries killed in Taiz
[27 March 2017]
Saudi criminal airstrikes continue raids on Yemen
[27 March 2017]
Citizen executed in mercenaries' prisons
[27 March 2017]
 
  Reports
Roundup: Saudi kills 15 Yemeni civilians in 112 airstrikes on Yemen in 3 days
[25 March 2017]
Report: Saudi kills 68 in 301 airstrikes on Yemen in 7 days
[23 March 2017]
Roundup: Saudi kills 30 in 235 airstrikes on Yemen in 6 days
[15 March 2017]
Saudi conducts 47 airstrikes, killing 4 civilians in 24 hours
[14 March 2017]
Roundup: 282 Saudi aggression airstrikes hit Yemen in five days, killing 13 civilians
[06 March 2017]
 
  International
FM meets IOM official in Yemen
[20 March 2017]
FM meets UN official
[19 March 2017]
FM meets deputy resident representative of UN Population Fund
[19 March 2017]
FM meets UNHCR official in Yemen
[18 March 2017]
Foreign Ministry : US-Saudi coordination to expand war in region
[16 March 2017]
  Local
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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