Family Law Prof Blog

Editor: Margaret Ryznare
Indiana University
Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Tuesday, September 5, 2006

Youthful Marriages in Iraq

"Some families in Iraq are reverting to an old practice: marrying off daughters and female dependents at younger and younger ages. It's thought that women who marry very young will be more attached to their homes and children. For some girls, though, a childhood marriage can be the beginning of a life of misery." By Corey Flintoff, National Public Radio Listen to the Radio Clip (last visited 9-4-06 NVS)

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