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Saudi Sheikh Says Child Marriages Are No Longer Justifiable.

In India on January 23, 2010 at 9:01 pm

Progress. Slow. But progress all the same. Wish the world press would take more note of these stories, rather than the constant barrage of reporting of violence that comes out of the middle east.

(The National) A member of Saudi Arabia’s highest religious body has said that Prophet Mohammed’s marriage to a nine-year-old girl does not justify marrying minor children today because circumstances have changed in the intervening 14 centuries.

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