Skip to comments.State Department: 60% of Afghan Girls Are Married Before 16
Posted on 03/16/2014 8:52:56 AM PDT by george76
60 percent of girls in Afghanistan are married before their 16th birthday.
Despite a law setting the legal minimum age for marriage at 16 for girls and 18 for boys, international and local observers estimated that 60 percent of girls were married before the age of 16, the State Department said in its most recent human rights report.
Some girls as young as six or seven were promised in marriage, with the understanding that the actual marriage would be delayed until the child reached puberty. Reports indicated, however, that this delay was rarely observed and that young girls were sexually violated by the groom and the by older men in the family, particularly if the groom was also a child .
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Ok. WEll, BO quit the Afghan deal and we have no influence over there. So. this is a non story
Islam is lies,a false religion: http://www.faithfreedom.org/
at age 53,Muhamad the prophet of Islam married a 6 year old girl named Aisha
Curious to hear what feminists and NOW think about this. They are mum when it comes to how Muslims treat women. They’d prefer to focus on Christians.
Or at least, lump Christians in with Muslims and make broad generalizations and take the opportunity to attack Christians.
What Afghanistan tribesmen do with their women is ABSOLUTELY no concern of mine, or ours.
You don’t want them turning into old maids at the ripe age of 20 because after all, isn’t 20 middle age in Afghanistan?
>>at age 53,muhamad the prophet of islam (may he burn in hell forever) married a 6 year old girl named Aisha<<
FIFY - but we note the template was established for the satanic ideology.
Its sickening to hear about but as long as Islam is allowed to flourish it will never end. There is nothing we can do about it.
While it is sad and deplorable, it is not our country, and none of our concern. The people made it very clear they do not want us there.
Your lack of understanding is near complete.
The life span of Afghan people is much shorter than in the west. Americans married much sooner years ago.
Marie Atoinette was married and became queen at 15.
The only purpose of female is to obey their husbands and have children.
“Your lack of understanding is near complete”
Oh OK now I understand. If you are only going to live until age 40 getting married and then serially raped by grandpa and the boys makes perfect sense.
Thanks for sharing your insight with me. :-) snicker
This is perfectly ok with the the hypocritical “war against women” rats and the feminazi’s here at home. As silent as a dead person in a cemetary.
you over state the reality
That is simply not the norm
Now you're talking. /S (ducking)
The reality is that these 7th century barbarians have been marrying 6-8 year old girls for centuries and they are not about to stop now.
The gist of the article was that instead of marrying at 16 girls are actually still being married off much younger. Its a disgusting practice but then they are a disgusting culture and its mostly due to the theology of Islam which tells them this stuff is OK.
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