April 28, 2010

Nigerian Muslim Politico's 13 Year Old Wife Sparks Protests

Hey, at least she wasn't nine. BBC:

Women's groups in Nigeria are threatening to take legal action against a senator, following reports he married a 13-year-old Egyptian girl.

Ahmad Sani Yerima, 49, is reported to have married her at the national mosque in Abuja several weeks ago.


By Rusty Shackleford, Ph.D. at 10:32 AM | Comments |