Saudi Arabia: Legislating a Practice

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Saudi Arabia: Legislating a Practice


The recent story of a 50-year-old Saudi man’s marriage to an 8-year-old girl made international news and generated renewed efforts to protect children from sexual abuse, including child marriage.In the case of that particular child, the outcome was the one desired: the husband agreed to divorce his child wife under pressure from within Saudi Arabia and without, but that is not the end of similar stories elsewhere.
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