This is an idea unheard of in western nations but a reality in middle eastern countries such as Yemen.Yemen follows Islamic law with reference to marriage & divorce.
For example, all Muslims believe there is no god but Allah, that Muhammad acted as Allah’s messenger, and that the Koran is Allah’s recitation.
While there is little information on the prevalence and drivers of child marriage in Yemen, UNICEF estimates that 32% of girls are married before the age of 18.
Poverty, the practice of dowry and strict social and religious traditions and norms are drivers of child marriage in Yemen.
Islam is easily the second-largest religion in the world.
Well over one billion people practice some form of the faith, and a majority of the faithful put religion at the heart of how they live their lives.