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A very BIG no TO CHILD marriage

Hi Everyone,

Iraq may be making child marriage legal and we are taking action. Here is an article written by Gordon Brown about child marriage in Iraq. We are taking a stand against this and hope you will join us by sharing the article. You can read it here:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/29/gordon-brown-child-...

Comments

Keating's picture

Say NO

CHILD MARRIAGE - THIS IS INSANE

How can a child
that is not fully mentally developed
be given to an adult
a man

how can a child
that is not fully emotionally developed
be given to an adult
a man

how can a GIRL
that is not fully physically developed
be given to a man in marriage
a man

In MARRIAGE ???

how can a child COPE
when mentally undeveloped
to be given to a man
an adult

how can a child COPE
when emotionally undeveloped
to be given to a man
an adult

how can a GIRL cope
when physically undeveloped
to be given to a man
an Adult !

CHILD ???

ADULT ???

MARRIAGE ???

GIRL ???

MAN ???

MARRIAGE ???

An ADULT was a CHILD once
Imagine the mental/emotional/physical pain
An ADULT MAN was a CHILD once

Child marriage - This is INSANE

zsingwane's picture

this is insane

Keating, you are a really good poet and your words inspired me and moved me to do something about child marriage....indeed this is insane.... how can a grown up man force a 10 year old girl into marriage.....what happened to cultural morals and values, what happened to normal upbringing.......what happened to every child is my own......what happened to man who cared for EVERY CHILD GLOBALLY???????

Sherna Alexander's picture

Appreciate link

Thank you for sharing this important link and keep using your voice and fingers on the internet to bring about change.

Regards,

Sherna Alexander Benjamin
Sister in Unity, Technology, Service, and Voice

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