Child Marriages Child Abuse (Neophytes, Adolescents)
You may think that Child Marriages in the 21st century are occurring only in unindustrialized countries. Think again: Right here in the United States of America arranged child marriages are happening.
Since 2002, over 2,000,000 child marriages have occurred in the United States. Approximately 650 million women who are married today were married as children. And sadly, this number is expected to double by 2050 if a stop is not put to children being married.
What's there to say...how can you explain it...these pictures tell the story...these pictures speak for themselves of the cruelty and inhumanity that is being inflicted upon innocent babies who should be playing with dolls rather than playing with... so that they can produce real babies.
CHILD MARRIAGES: IT'S STILL HAPPENING IN THE 21ST CENTURY ALL OVER THE WORLD
20 COUNTRIES WITH THE HIGHEST ABSOLUTE NUMBERS OF CHILD MARRIAGE*
- The Democratic Republic of the Congo
In developing countries, the usual reason for child marriages is poverty. However, in industrialized/developed countries the reason usually relates to religion.