YEMEN PROTESTS

Child Brides: The Cost of saying "I Do"

When a young girl is forced to marry, she loses nearly everything. She loses her childhood. She is forced into sexual intercourse, pregnancy, and childbirth before she is emotionally and physically ready. As much as child marriage leads to poverty, poverty leads back around to child marriage.
AP

Good News From Yemen -- at Last!

Will Yemen's national council achieve anything? I have no doubt that the group will be attacked by so many agents of the regime. There will be differences of opinion within the group about the direction and speed of action to be taken. In the milieu of tribal Yemen, which has never known democracy, anything is possible.