child marriage

Forced and under age marriage in New Zealand exposed

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I really object to the term “cultural” marriage. When? people use the word culture in front of anything it is usually to justify treating someone differently because of their ” culture. ” Not surprisingly the term cultural marriage is used in a New Zealand article about forced marriage. New Zealand lawmakers are having to tighten laws that have loopholes that are been exploited to allow “cultural” marriages, (a weasel word for forced marriage and child brides.)

Last night Newshub brought you the story about a Kiwi woman forced into marriage at the age of 15.

That’s prompted a debate over the rules that allow some 16- and 17-year-olds to marry.

Currently they need to get consent from their parents, but a private members Bill would push to make the Family Court have ultimate sign-off.

It would help “identify” and “weed out” any marriages where a young person may have been forced into it. This is already law in Australia.

In New Zealand in 2014, 33 females and 12 males aged 16 or 17 were married. Last year there were 36 females and 12 males. But these are just the number of “registered marriages”.

It’s understood there are many more cultural marriages carried out by religious leaders that aren’t counted in the official stats but are recognised for visa purposes.

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‘Forced marriage is a continuous rape’

Child brides from Syria aged between 12 and 15 live in the tent city in northern Syria

Child brides from Syria aged between 12 and 15 live in the tent city

The Refugee/Migrant crisis in Europe has yet another controversial aspect to it. In Holland over 3 child brides a week are arriving at Dutch Asylum centres. Currently 20 are between the ages of 13 and 15. The problem is not only in European migrant centres. Save The Children have also reported an ‘ alarming increase’ in the number of Syrian child brides amongst refugees in Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon.

European countries are not handling the issue in the same way. Lets’ be frank. We all know that child marriage is forced marriage. These girls do not have a choice. Any child in a forced marriage is being raped on a continuous basis. There is no consent to sex. Furthermore and this is the most distressing aspect, according to Western values and morals having sex with a child is pedophilia and is abhorrent and wrong. The ideology of Islam and the ‘culture ‘ of Islam says that it is not only okay but good as the perfect man the prophet Muhammad married a 6 year old girl. How then are these countries protecting these sexually abused girls from the religion of peace?

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The shocking law in Victoria Australia that no Media will talk about.

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On a facebook page called Pollie Watch Victoria I came across the below screenshot taken by Mark Cory.

Apparently it is screenshot of an amendment to the crimes act put forward by a sitting member in order to to legalise sex with children as young as 12 by inserting a loophole. According to the page these amendments have so far passed through both houses with zero scrutiny as no questions have been asked.

If this is true then this is a shocking scoop and it is very surprising that the story has not yet made the Mainstream Media.

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Photo Of The Day

Photo: Stephanie Sinclair Addisu, 23, and his new bride Destaye, 11, are married in a traditional Ethiopian Orthodox wedding in the rural areas outside the city of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Community members said that because of his standing as a priest, Addisu?s bride had to be a virgin. This was the reason Destaye was given to him at such a young age. According to the UNFPA, in 2010 there were 13.8m girls married by age 18 in sub-Saharan Africa. This will increase to 16.5 mill in 2030.

Photo: Stephanie Sinclair
Addisu, 23, and his new bride Destaye, 11, are married in a traditional Ethiopian Orthodox wedding in the rural areas outside the city of Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. Community members said that because of his standing as a priest, Addisu?s bride had to be a virgin. This was the reason Destaye was given to him at such a young age. According to the UNFPA, in 2010 there were 13.8m girls married by age 18 in sub-Saharan Africa. This will increase to 16.5 mill in 2030.

Trading Childhood For Marriage

Destaye?s wedding wasn?t what she had always dreamed of. She wasn?t celebrating her union with the man she loved.

She was 11 years old, being forced to marry Addisu, a 23-year-old Ethiopian Orthodox priest who had chosen her to be his wife because she was young enough to ensure that she would still be a virgin. That day, she felt ashamed.

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Married Pedophiles allowed to bring young girls into UK

Home Office powerless as legal loophole leaves underage child brides free to join husbands in Britain.

Actions not words: Home Secretary Theresa May delivers a speech at a child sexual exploitation conference

Actions not words: Home Secretary Theresa May delivers a speech at a child sexual exploitation conference

If the girl is wed lawfully in her homeland her husband cannot be prosecuted under UK law, Theresa May?s Home Office said.

Officials made the admission after the Bishop of St Albans Alan Smith asked the House of Lords what steps the Government was taking to protect girls already in under-age marriages from coming into the UK.

Schools minister Lord Nash told him social services and police might be involved if there were child protection issues, but the law as it stands cannot stop child brides entering the UK in the first place.

Might be involved? Might! They are pedophiles.These young girls are being abused. No Nation with any decency would recognise a child bride as a legal marriage. This is insanity.

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Love or subjugation?

Have you seen this little lifestyle gem on Stuff today?

Check photo 2 – yep, the one with the 15 year old groom and the 14?year old bride with her head in a sack.

Ahmed Soboh, 15 and his bride Tala, 14, stand inside Tala's house which was damaged during an Israeli strike in 2009, during their wedding party in September, 2013.

Ahmed Soboh, 15 and his bride Tala, 14, stand inside Tala’s house which was damaged during an Israeli strike in 2009, during their wedding party in September, 2013.

 

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