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Until Divorce Do Us Part

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An 8-year-old Saudi girl, whose mother petitioned for a divorce after her father married her off to a 50-year-old friend, has been granted an annulment after the husband "agreed" the marriage wasn't legal. [BBC]

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Erin Gloria Ryan

Too bad that we expect so little out of Saudi Arabian men that we're lauding them now for admitting that marrying 8 year old girls is wrong.