Yemen: 8 Yr Old Girl Forced to Marry Much Older Man Dies from Vaginal Injuries on Honeymoon!

Posted: September 8, 2013 in Uncategorized
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Manama: Kuwaitis have called for stringent action against a family in Yemen after their eight-year-old daughter died of internal injuries on the first night of her arranged marriage to a man more than five times her age.

Rawan died in city of Hardh in the Governorate of Hajjah in northwestern Yemen, Kuwaiti daily Al Watan reported on Sunday, quoting Yemeni media.

She is believed to have suffered a tear to her genitals and severe bleeding.

 

http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/yemen/outrage-at-8-year-old-s-marriage-and-death-1.1228706

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