In Lebanon Outrage as elderly man marries 12-yr-old in public [Video]

The 12-yr-old who is seen wearing make-up, poses for photographs in a wedding dress as she married a middle-aged man.

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In a video clip that has now gone viral, a middle-aged man cab be seen getting married to a 12-yr-old girl in a seaside wedding in Lebanon.

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Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea play

Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea

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The 12-yr-old who is seen wearing make-up, poses for photographs in a wedding dress as she married a middle-aged man.

The video clip which had reportedly been shot in Lebanon has sparked international outrage.

Fortunately, the child bride and her middle-aged groom are really actors who had been hired by campaign group, KAFA reported to mean “enough” in Arabic.

The video has now garnered 1.7 million views since its release, as the amazing clip shows another world where thousands of young girls in Lebanon, Syria and around other parts of the world are being forced into marriage.

Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea play

Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea

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As many as 15 million girls as young as eight are being forced into marriage with older men usually in their sixties and senventies.

The United Nations Population Fund reveals that more than 1.2 billion girls would have been forced into child marriage by 2050.

Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea play

Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea

(misspetite)

 

The Lebanon Government has introduced a legislation which they hope to pass that would require all marriages to have a civil registration in their attempt to outlaw it.

As of today, parents can give permission for the marriage of their children at the age of 9 while a 14-yr-old girl can give consent at the age of 14.

Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea play

Outrage as middle-aged man weds a 12-yr-old girl by the sea

(misspetite)

 

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A Campaigner, Maya Ammar revealed: “The scene [video] was supposed to seem shocking because the practice itself is shocking.”

See photos  above and watch the clip in Pulse video below.

Middle-aged Man Marries 12-year-old girl in seaside Wedding & Public Angry Reaction

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