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Child Refugees

We meet the refugee girls who fled with their families from Syria to the Zaatari refugee camp in neighbouring Jordan. But many are being forced to marry very young by their parents who believe an older husband will take better care of them. But will they agree to be child brides?

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sarawalter · 1 month ago

why would anyone want to get married that young, I am 14 and I would not get married even if I thought it would help my family or keep me safe, marriage is about love not putting food on the table! These girls need to stand up for themselves. Is child marriage illegal? Can someone respond?

ballerina7 · 1 week ago

This is awful.

Inventor22 · 6 days ago

Hi, I don't know if it is illegal but something has been done to stop it?
They should be able to say no!!!
They should make robots and make people marry them, that should work for a bit.
From Charlie

natella · 1 day ago

I can't believe that girls as young as 12 are forced to marry just for money! To marry someone is to live with them because they care for each other, not to be hit by each other!! Is child marriage even legal?

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