Pubblicato il 11 Settembre 2013 da Veronica Baker
How many stories like this again ?
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.
Yemeni activists urged the local police to arrest the “beastly groom” and the girl’s family and transfer them to a court where justice would be served and the case would be used to help put an end to the practice of marrying very young girls in the impoverished country, the daily said.
Of course not the first time hearing about child brides and men asserting their dominace of women .
How many more stories will come out of countries like Yemen ?
Protests a few , and not of any progress.
When some western people judge your country harshly, look at the reasons that you are giving then to work with.