Sunday, March 8, 2020

Afghan child brides set themselves on fire to end the suffering under Islamic tradition

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Watch: CNN reports on a rising number of women, caught in abusive marriages, who burn themselves to end their suffering.
This is the life of child brides all over the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Where women have no freedom, no human rights and no autonomy over their own bodies.
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.