Yemen: The Spring That Wasn't by Abbie Trayler-Smith

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13 year old Khadeej Shuai Saeed was married to her 20 year old husband Khabti Kouari on 22 October 2012 in Al Sherefia Aljunoubiya village, near Harad. There is no law specifying the age of marriage in Yemen. Over 50% of girls are married by the age of 15, usually without formal secondary education. .