A Marraige official (Mazoun) is being followed upon by a Justice Minister in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for marrying a 10 year olf girl child.
Justice Minister Walid Mohammed Al-Samaani has forwarded this to the Ministry of Labor & Social development as its a violation of Child Protection Law in Saudi Arabia and Mazoun has violated this law.
As per the ministry, these cases are dealt only by courts to protect the minor girls against any physical or psychological harms.
As per the sources the girls was born in 1431H which means she is in her 10th year of age.
Marriage officials, under the system, should not conduct marriage contracts involving girls who are under the age of 17.
According to the Child Protection Law, young girls should have the priority in psychological, security, health and social assistance and accommodation, when married.
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