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'10-year-old girls can marry,' says Saudi grand mufti


It is permissible for girls to get married at age 10, Saudi Arabia's grand mufti has said, criticizing those who want to raise the legal marriageable age, the World Observer reported on its website April 24.

A girl becomes ready for marriage at the age of 10 or 12 according to Islam, Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdul-Aziz al-Sheikh said while stressing that Islamic law did not oppress women.

"Those who call for raising the age of marriage to 25 are absolutely mistaken," al-Sheikh
reportedly said in a lecture he gave at the faculty h

Added: May-7-2012 Occurred On: May-7-2012
By: MrScabs
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