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All Posts Tagged With: "marriage"

Shutdown of Moroccan Sheikh Sanctioning Marriage at Age Nine

Last month a religious leader in Morocco, Sheikh Muhammad bin Abdul Rahman al-Maghraoui, received a question on his website about whether a woman can get married before reaching puberty. He responded by issuing a fatwa, or religious ruling, saying it was lawful for a Muslim man to marry girls as young as nine years old.

Oct 8th, 2008 | Comments

Algeria

Read about family law in Algeria

Jul 25th, 2006 | Comments

Class of 2006: Map: Family Law in the Middle East and North Africa: Jordan

Read about family law in Jordan.

Jul 25th, 2006 | Comments

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