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8-Year-Old Yemeni Child Dies at Hands of 40-Year-Old Husband on Wedding Night

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8-Year-Old Yemeni Child Dies at Hands of 40-Year-Old Husband on Wedding Night
An eight year-old child bride died in Yemen on her wedding night after suffering internal injuries due to sexual trauma. Human rights organizations are calling for the arrest of her husband, who was five times her age. Related Article: Do Not Stop Sharing This Until Every Person Who Cares About Women Sees This Al Nahar, Lebanon, reported that the death occurred in the tribal area of Hardh in northwestern Yemen, which borders Saudi Arabia. This brings even more attention to the already existing issue of forced child marriages in the Middle East. “According to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA),...
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