Saudi girl, eight, married off to 58-year-old is denied divorce

These are our allies.

An eight-year old Saudi Arabian girl who was married off by her father to a 58-year-old man has been told she cannot divorce her husband until she reaches puberty…. Relatives said the marriage had not been consummated…

That’s reassuring.


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