"If things get worse, there's no doubt I'll marry off my 12-year-old daughter," Ansi said.
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Somali mother of eight stoned to death for taking a second husband: Somalia's Al-Shabaab had Habiba Ali Isak, 30 and the mother of eight children, publicly stoned to death in the southern town of Sakow, Jubba, for having cheated on her husband by taking a second husband.
Mohamed Abu Abdalla, Al-Shabaab's ruler in Jubba, explained that "Her legal husband brought the case to the court.
The deepest differences between Muslims and Westerners concern not politics but sexuality.
Each side has a long history of looking at the other's sexual mores with a mixture of astonishment and disgust.
(The term termagant sums up the surprising way Westerners saw Muslim women before the seventeenth century.) Here are some examples of customs and social attitudes from the Muslim side of the divide (in reverse chronological order) that have me, for one, shaking my head.
I have made sure only to include instances in this weblog entry that represent a general outlook, and not just a single person's idiosyncrasy, anecdotes that reflect the Shari'a or societal consensus, not deviants and outcasts.
Scared, she ran into a bedroom and locked herself inside. "They acted innocent in front of my grandfather," Fayrouz recalled.
"When he arrived, I was dressed, packed and ready to leave." They returned to Khamer. There's no way her parents can afford to return the dowry money.
But the money raised was not enough to pay their debts to the hospital and relatives.