5 Year Old Girl Forced Into Marriage With 52 Year Old Man In Turkey

 on Thursday, 24 August 2017  

Turkish newspaper reported that a 5 year girl was forced in to a marriage with a 52 year old in Adana, one of the main city in the country. Although the Turkish law prohibits underage marriages, thousands of young girls below the age of 10 are often forced to marry elders under sharia customs.

Child, early and forced marriage is widespread in Islamic countries, specially in the middle east and Asia. Some surveys suggests that up to 30 per cent of “weddings” taking place in Islamic countries are forced, child marriages.

5 Year Old Girl Forced Into Marriage With 52 Year Old Man In Turkey

Child rights activists believes that more than 35% of Arabic women are married before the age of 16, often forced to marry men who are often more than 3 times older than the bride.

Several attempts to bring in policy changes to this effect was futile as Islamic Council, a governing body that gives Islamic legal advice to the Turkish parliament declared that the laws prohibiting child marriage are un-Islamic.

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