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The terrifying world of child brides
UK Daily Mail ^ | 10/12/12 | Snejana Farberov

Posted on 10/12/2012 9:36:40 AM PDT by Kartographer

At age 11, Ghulam was married off to 40-year-old Jaiz in a rural Afghan village, making her only one of more than 10 million young girls who are being forced to wed men old enough to be their fathers or grandfather every year. In an effort to start a global conversation about the devastating effects of early marriages, which are currently practiced in more than 50 developing countries, the United Nations designated October 11 as International Day of the Girl Child this year. To mark the occasion and draw attention to the problem of child brides, photojournalist Stephanie Sinclair teamed up with National Geographic to create a series of heart-breaking photos depicting girls as young as five years old being married off to middle-aged men in countries like India, Yemen and Ethiopia.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: childbride
A day of prayer should be held here in American during which every woman and girl thanks God that they were born here and every man thanks God that the mothers, sisters and daughters were born here as well.
1 posted on 10/12/2012 9:36:47 AM PDT by Kartographer
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Child mothers: Asia, a 14-year-old mother, washes her new baby girl at home in Hajjah while her two-year-old daughter plays
2 posted on 10/12/2012 9:38:32 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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3 posted on 10/12/2012 9:43:00 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Kartographer

4 posted on 10/12/2012 9:43:49 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Kartographer
Umm... 'scuse me?

WHERE'S THE MULTICULTURALISM!?

I mean, we don't have the right to judge their culture. Right?

5 posted on 10/12/2012 9:45:58 AM PDT by TChris ("Hello", the politician lied.)
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To: Kartographer

This the the real war on women.

Yet, the libtarded femi-nazi’s are strangely quiet.


6 posted on 10/12/2012 9:46:33 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: Kartographer; All

The MSNBC Liberals would be screaming Legitimate Rape if these were Christian children getting married so young...

But it is Islam, and like always, gets a pass

It seems only those who are aware of the evils of Islam makes any case for these children


7 posted on 10/12/2012 9:46:55 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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8 posted on 10/12/2012 9:47:23 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: TChris

9 posted on 10/12/2012 9:48:36 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: mom4melody
43 Years Old / 11 Years Old.


10 posted on 10/12/2012 9:50:22 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: SeminoleCounty
12 Year Old girl:


11 posted on 10/12/2012 9:51:38 AM PDT by Uncle Miltie (You didn't build that. The private sector is doing fine. We tried our plan and it worked.)
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To: Uncle Miltie

bfl


12 posted on 10/12/2012 9:52:10 AM PDT by sauropod (Only two of God's creatures can employ the term "we": newspaper editors and men with tapeworms-Hayes)
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To: Uncle Miltie

13 posted on 10/12/2012 9:52:42 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Kartographer
In an effort to start a global conversation about the devastating effects of early marriages, which are currently practiced in more than 50 developing countries

It's not only in developing nations that this happens. Every so often our sold out media (SOM) will mention incidents of forced child marriage here in the USA or Canada, Britain, France, Germany any nation with a fair sized islamist community in it. For the most part progressive governments look the other way.

14 posted on 10/12/2012 9:59:11 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,)
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To: Travis McGee

Well Done!


15 posted on 10/12/2012 10:01:01 AM PDT by oneolcop (Lead, Follow or Get the Hell Out of the Way!)
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To: Kartographer
In Islamic Third World environments, you have child marriages. In other places, like China, girls are simply aborted or killed in infancy. It comes down to poverty, and girls having little economic value in pre-industrial societies.

When the girl is married off young, the parents no longer have the expense of feeding and clothing her. Why not marry her off to a young man? Because young men are much less likely to have the wealth to support a wife.

16 posted on 10/12/2012 10:04:12 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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There is no “global conversation” about this pedophilia the muslims love. To say otherwise would be to offend the islamopigs.


17 posted on 10/12/2012 10:29:13 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: mom4melody

“This the the real war on women. Yet, the libtarded femi-nazi’s are strangely quiet.”

That is because muzzies & feminazis have a common enemy in Judeo-Christian moral values.

I have read on other sites some fanatical defenses of Islam by atheists, of all people. Again, they have a common enemy - us.


18 posted on 10/12/2012 10:40:57 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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To: elcid1970

They serve the same master....


19 posted on 10/12/2012 10:44:47 AM PDT by mom4melody
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To: mom4melody

Ding! Ding! Ding! Folks, we have a winner!

The Left & Muzzies indeed serve the same master. That sums it up in a nutshell! I add this to my armory of thoughts.

:^)


20 posted on 10/12/2012 10:54:40 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("Free speech is more important than Islam.")
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To: Uncle Miltie

The unspeakable sadness that is islam.


21 posted on 10/12/2012 11:02:25 AM PDT by 353FMG (The US Constitution is only as effective as those who enforce it.)
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To: 353FMG; oneolcop; elcid1970

Imagine the pent-up desire to be done with the brutal slavery that is islam, at least from the enslaved half of that population.

When the evil machine finally totters and falls, the enslaved women will rejoice.

“How islam will be brought to an end”

http://www.amnation.com/vfr/archives/023326.html


22 posted on 10/12/2012 11:09:20 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: PapaBear3625
b-bu-but I thought all cultures were EQUAL! /s
23 posted on 10/12/2012 11:55:35 AM PDT by EnigmaticAnomaly ("Mantra of the left: 'It's only okay when WE do it.'")
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To: Kartographer

But wait, no one culture is superior to any other...the lib RATs say so, it must be true!


24 posted on 10/12/2012 12:10:07 PM PDT by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: Kartographer
In Islam, they practice genital mutilation and arrange marriages between young girls and older men. In the West, they slaughter babies by the millions in the name of women's rights.

Both cultures are barbaric. I opt out of both.
25 posted on 10/12/2012 12:21:46 PM PDT by Antoninus (Sorry, gone rogue.)
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To: Travis McGee
Imagine the pent-up desire to be done with the brutal slavery that is islam, at least from the enslaved half of that population. When the evil machine finally totters and falls, the enslaved women will rejoice.

I have a feeling that it is the Islamic women who like the system the most. The polygamous aspect ensures that even the most unattractive women will get a husband. Plus women seem to tingle for the aggressive "bad boys" that Islam produces in large quantities.

26 posted on 10/12/2012 12:49:07 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (Charlie Daniels - Payback Time http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EWwTJj_nosI)
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To: freeangel
all societies that treat females as property are backward, stoneage, violent....

its always been that way, when half the population is enslaved at the other halfs bidding....

maybe this is the law of the jungle.....one older stronger male gets all the females and the younger ones just make believe with other males...

27 posted on 10/12/2012 5:01:42 PM PDT by cherry
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