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Child marriage has been used both as a coping tube to protect girls and sustain families, and has left child brides with nowhere to turn due to a break down in welfare services and schools.
Child marriage is driven by gender inequality and the belief that girls are somehow inferior to boys. In Yemen, child marriage is also driven by:.
Yemen yemen committed to eliminate child, early and forced marriage by in line with target 5. Yemen co-sponsored the Human Rights Council resolution on child, early and forced marriage.
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Yemen ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child inwhich sets a minimum age of marriage of 18, and acceded to the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women CEDAW inwhich obligates states to ensure free and full consent to marriage. Further recommendations included to ensure children can establish full, free and informed consent and have sufficient mental capacity to fully comprehend the consequences and obligations of marriage.
At the Girl Summit in Julythe government signed a charter committing to end child marriage by Recent political instability porno latino anal teen it difficult for civil society organisations to operate within Yemen, and teen about child marriage prevention and response is therefore very limited. The political crisis in Yemen has paralysed parliamentary anna shannon sexy on this tube many other legislative reforms.
A powerful group of conservative parliamentarians have opposed setting a minimum age for marriagearguing that it will lead to immorality, undermine family values and contradict Sharia law.