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Background Research Worksheet Book Selection: I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced. Author: Nujood Ali. Instructions: For each question, respond in one or more paragraphs of at least four complete sentences. Include supporting facts and details from your research in each response. Provide the sources for your supporting research. Top Yemeni clerics oppose ban on child brides, 1st Ld-Writethru, ML © 2012 The Associated Press Islamists fight Yemen law banning child marriage, ML © 2012 The Associated Press Rights group urges Yemen to ban child marriage © 2012 The Associated Press Using support from your research materials, identify and explain any political, social, economic, or cultural issues that may shape the story. In the 1990’s, a law was annulled and allowed children below the age of 15 to get married. In the story, Nujood is married off at a very young age, and I believe had the law not been overlooked and ignored that Nujood wouldn’t have been married off so young. Poor families usually sought out selling their daughters as young women can help make poor families have more money. I feel as if this law
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