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WHAT CENTURY ARE WE IN

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DIZZI

DIZZI Report 12 Sep 2013 19:04

THIS IS AWFUL AND BARBARIC
http://www.viralnova.com/8-year-old-child-bride-dies/

FootieAngel

FootieAngel Report 12 Sep 2013 19:35

Hiya Dizz, trust you are well x

Just seen this on fb am appalled I have no words to describe how I feel. As a parent you fight to protect your kids from this type of thing - I can barely believe parents are desperate enough that they need to sell their own children from the very thing they should be protecting them from :-(

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 12 Sep 2013 20:03

Been reading that article and I think we can all figure out how that 8 year old got her injuires

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 12 Sep 2013 20:09

international groups, and diplomats from various countries, have been trying fro many years to get Yemen to change its laws ...................... but this happened in a remote tribal area, and just like in Pakistan or Afghanistan, traditions are deeply ingrained and the government of the country is usually hamstrung


hastily adds ................... not that I am condoning it in any way whatsoever. I was just as horrified as you when I read it 3 days ago.

I just want to point out that people have been trying to get it changed for years.

Island

Island Report 12 Sep 2013 20:33

How on earth can these parents and 'bridegrooms' think this is right???

Disgusted.