Thursday, October 31, 2019

Girl, 6, is forced to marry a 55-year-old Imam in exchange for a agoat in Afghanistan

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A father from Afghanistan, barely making ends meet, sold his own daughter to a 55-year-old cleric for a goat and some food. Footage doing the rounds on the Internet shows the moment local women gave him a beating.
The United Nations, the European Union and even the media are turning a blind eye to the brutal violation of women's, children's and minority rights in the Arab, African and Asian world.
An estimated 12 million girls under 18 are married each year. Girls who marry before they turn 18 are less likely to remain in school and more likely to experience domestic violence. Everything possible must be done to protect these vulnerable children.
Under Sharia law girls can marry at the age of 6, just like the Prophet Muhammad from the Koran did when he married Aisha. Muhammad consummated his marriage with Aisha when she was nine.