An eight-year-old girl who was married off to a 58-year-old must stay with the man until she reaches puberty, a Saudi court has ruled.

Saudi woman

Saudi Arabia has been criticised for its treatment of women

The youngster was married off by her father in exchange for a £4,000 dowry.

Relatives of the girl said the groom had agreed not to consummate the marriage for 10 years and to allow the youngster to live with her mother.

via Saudi Girl Aged Eight Married Off By Father | Home | Sky News.

Saudi Arabia, land of the dark ages.  Where old men marry little girls and the government supports the marriage.  Absolutely fucked up.

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