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For better or for worse: Child marriage in Yemen

Ariana Marnicio

For better or for worse: Child marriage in Yemen.

With the Yemeni government in a state of transition, the time is right to propose new legislation that would protect young girls from the physical, emotional and economic harms of early marriage, writes Women and Human Rights in the Middle East research assistant Ariana Marnicio.

Read her post in the Dec. 20, 2013, Baker Institute Blog.