Child brides are the worst of abuse all rolled into one beastly, immoral package: pedophilia, child abuse, slavery and the dehumanization of women.
And now this disgusting and unholy practice is heading for legal approval in Iraq in the name of religion.
According to Gordon Brown, United Nations Special Envoy on Global Education:
is a descent into barbarism. This month’s plan by Iraqi
parliamentarians to legalize girl marriage at nine follows the Pakistan
Islamic Council’s demand last month that Pakistan abolish all legal
restrictions on child marriage, the revelation that Syrian refugee girls
are being sold into marriage against their will and the increased
pressure in many African countries to ease the restrictions on selling
Read the rest of the statement here: Drive to end child marriage stalls, but fightback begins.
Right now, my thriller Die By Wire is
getting a lot of attention these days because of the plot's
similarities to the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
the fight against child brides was the original inspiration for writing
it. I created the airliner disappearance plot because I understood that
most of the world was run by people who don't really care about child
brides or because they are afraid to speak up for fear of offending
But child brides are an offense to Islam and primitive practices left-over from humanity's the dark ages.
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