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But the money raised was not enough to pay their debts to the hospital and relatives.
Their shy daughter, a shade under 4 feet tall, became their only source of income.
"Families also seek dowry payments to cope with conflict-related hardship." A father ran out of cash while buying qat — leaves habitually chewed as a stimulant in Yemen — so he gave his daughter to the dealer in marriage.
Another man married off his daughter three times in two years for repeated dowries, all before she turned 18.
(May 28, 2017) Marrying off young daughters for the dowry in Yemen: As civil war grinds on in Yemen and families become destitute, one option to decrease expenses and raise capital is to marry off pre-pubescent girls.The Tuareg evoke images of a long forgotten and romantic age.But behind the ancient way of life is a culture so progressive it would even make some people in liberal western cultures blush.(October 26, 2017) Young Girls Married off in War-Torn Yemen: Child marriages are increasing drastically in Yemen, due to the civil war and the poverty and the displacement it caused., fueled by a war that has thrown society into turmoil.