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Child Brides of Islam

More than 50 million girls under the age of 17 in developing countries are married; millions more are at risk of being forced into child marriages. The practice is rife in Afghanistan, particularly in rural areas. Photographer Stephanie Sinclair captured some of these young women. The image above was selected as UNICEF’s “Photo of 2007.” Faiz Mohammed, 40, and Ghulam Haider, 11, sit in her family’s home prior to their wedding in the rural village of Damarda, Afghanistan, on Sept. 11, 2005. Ghulam said she is sad to be getting engaged as she wanted to be a teacher. Her favorite class was Dari, the local language, before she was made to drop out of school. Married girls are seldom found in school, which limits their economic and social opportunities. And parents sometimes remove their daughters from school to protect them from the possibility of sexual activity outside of wedlock — which would virtually preclude their chances of getting a husband. Early pregnancies also result in an increase in complications during childbirth. It is hard to say exactly how many young marriages take place, but according to the Afghan Women’s Ministry and women’s NGOs, approximately 57 percent of Afghan girls get married before the legal age of 16. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/19/the_young_and_the_betrothed?page=full

Said Mohammed, 55, and Roshan Kasem, 8, on the day of their engagement in the village of Chavosh on Sept. 10, 2005. The father of the bride, Abdul Kasem, 60, said he is unhappy giving his daughter away at such a young age, but has no choice due to severe poverty. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/19/the_young_and_the_betrothed?page=full

MUSLIMS WTF???? i posted this image and a muslim commented

Mohamed Vishah what is wrong in this picture? A girl sits with his grandpa or his father or uncle? So what !!!!!!!

Or do you want to say that he married the gal?? If so its fine. The girl is still happy and smiling… Who are you to come in between their love?

Bjorn EnFiddle yes exactly, this is the child bride of that grand ps, since mohammed married a 6 year old this is what happening in todays islamic worlds

Mohamed Vishah Who are you to comment on their choice… In some areas of America kids of age of 14 years can marry with permission of their age…. and its legal… Its their choice… so what is your problem?

Bjorn EnFiddle WTF??? so she smiling? she a kid god damn it, non other than a muslim who think a pedophile is a prophet will say something like that, your mentally ill Mr.

Bjorn EnFiddle there a fine line between, morality and ethics, this might be morally ok according to the time, however you can never say this is ethically correct, not only that, mohammed turned down his first offer by saying she is like a daughter, but aisha hand he ask’d and when he was told she too is like your daughter he made a verse that allah gave him permission to to it, sick man thats what he is

Mohamed Vishah Are you telling me that Americans are unethical?

Bjorn EnFiddle no you just told yourself that

Mohamed Vishah you just proved it me that

Bjorn EnFiddle point here is islam not americans, why are you dirverting?

Mohamed Vishah Point here is Islam is universal

Bjorn EnFiddle universal that 6 year old girls are not safe from filthy old mans like this cos mohammed did it?? what a joke

Mohamed Vishah That is a direct insult against that the man shown in the picture.. You have violated his human rights…. and it is against Islam to speak such words to people. Im feel sorry to say this to you, but you are only teaching rubbish and filth. Praise be to Allah, Islam taught me to keep hold on my tounge and to respect others views….

WHAT THE FUCK YOU MUSLIM??? AAARRRGGGGGG

Bjorn EnFiddle his human right??? are you kidding me?? HIS??? THAT GIRL IS A MINOR!!!!, and if you bring human rights, that old man will be charged with sexually molesting an underaged girl!!!!, (am stunned you said human right)

human rights give us freedom of speech, freedom of expression, and freedom of religion, islam violates human right blindly, have you read the human rights violations? do you want me to help you with that?

Mohamed Vishah hello…………., do not forget you are trying to put the picture that the old man is married to the gal… Human rights is not against marriage, but it is against sexual extremism which you are promoting…. Islam gives us all those freedom before the west realised it. .. Do not forget at the time of Muhammed (Peace be upon him) gals were burried alive… and Islam abolished it.

Bjorn EnFiddle what??? this image is from a collection of little girl being abused in islam. human rights is against violation of our right,s and this girls right is violated as she is a MINOR, only in religion like islam it is accepted today, its is unethical, what freedom in islam?? you cant think, you cant Question, you have to obey blindly, islam means submission, islam hates art and music, thinks chess is of swine. and where does it say that he saved women from fire? i know he is very happy to dived the infidel women as war booty among him men

Policewoman Malalai Kakar arrests Janan, 35, after he tried to kill his 15-year-old wife Jamila in Kandahar on June 4, 2006. Jamila had fled to stay with her mother after enduring years of abuse from her husband and mother-in-law. Janan pursued his wife with the intention of killing her, but ended up stabbing Jamila’s grandmother multiple times when she tried to protect her granddaughter. Jamila was engaged when she was only 1 year old; she was married at age 10. Kakar, the policewoman, was shot dead in 2008. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/19/the_young_and_the_betrothed?page=full

Bas Gul, 17, stands inside the women’s shelter and safe house where she lives on Oct. 7, 2010, in Bamiyan. She was a child bride, forced to marry at age 11; after five years of marriage she ran away from her husband, a boy who was only five years her senior. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/19/the_young_and_the_betrothed?page=full

Afghan brides sit during a mass marriage ceremony of 50 Afghan couples in Herat province on Aug. 7, 2009. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/19/the_young_and_the_betrothed?page=full

Afghan brides sit during a mass marriage ceremony of 50 Afghan couples in Herat province on Aug. 7, 2009. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/19/the_young_and_the_betrothed?page=full

Mejgon Amoni, 16, weeps in her room inside a shelter run by the Women’s Activities & Social Services Association in Afghanistan, an NGO for Afghan women in Herat, on June 17, 2004. Amoni had been at the shelter for six months waiting to see whether extended family members would take her in; but in Afghan society, any woman who leaves the home of her husband is considered tainted. Amoni was sold by her father at age 11 to a 60-year-old man for two boxes of heroin. She was forced to lead a life of drug smuggling to survive until she escaped. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/05/19/the_young_and_the_betrothed?page=full

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About Bjorn EnFiddle

I used to believe in Islam and recite the Quran without knowing a single meaning of the words. Today I am an apostate of Islam, and today i read the Quran and Hadith to know more about Islam. The more I learn the more I hate Islam. I do not believe in a god who has emotional problems over the actions of humans. I do not believe in a god who would ask to kill, and treat women like a sex toy.

Discussion

2 thoughts on “Child Brides of Islam

  1. You people are sick

    Posted by Bridgettw | August 15, 2012, 5:12 PM
  2. You peopme are fucken sick..and you need help!!!

    Posted by Bridgette Quinn | August 15, 2012, 5:13 PM

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