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There is no minimum age to marry in Saudi Arabia:
In an interview with Metro International published on the Huffington Post, Graça Machel discusses progress on gender equality in Africa and her long involvement in the struggle to end child marriage.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu had, perhaps like most people, assumed child marriage was limited to India.* However, child marriage is practised in more countries than you would imagine including Afghanistan, Bosnia, Haiti and Vietnam**
To tackle child marriage we must learn that child marriage is a global disease. If you haven’t already, please take the first step of signing the Justice For Saira petition HERE & spread this cause using the simple tools of Facebook/Blogs/Twitter.
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*AFP, New York Article HERE
**See full table HERE
Full article here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/06/29/world/middleeast/29marriage.html
Child “drought brides” sold secretly in Kenya
Please read the full article here: http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/04/us-childmarriage-kenya-idUSTRE7731JS20110804