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Women protest against proposed Iraq law that would allow marriage of nine-year-old girls

• Reuters
About two dozen Iraqi women demonstrated on Saturday in Baghdad against a draft law approved by the Iraqi cabinet that would permit the marriage of nine-year-old girls and automatically give child custody to fathers....

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Comment by Liberty Penguin
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I'm sorry to hear they are protesting. Nine year olds should have just as many rights as 49 year olds. If the government allows 49 year olds to get married, why not 9 year olds.