Child marriage is still a huge problem in Lebanon and is simply wrong. There are no official stats on child marriage in Lebanon but girls are generally more impacted than boys. These girls are not physically nor emotionally ready to become wives and mothers, and they are at greater risk of experiencing dangerous complications and suffering domestic violence. [Source]
I loved KAFA’s initiative to tackle this issue and it’s good to see people reacting the way they did, however civil authorities have no role to play here because of the religious tribunals and therefore the law protects this man.
Sickening but true …
This is obscene! He is old enough to be her grandfather !
He is a pedophile!
I agree, but still I blame her damn parents more than this sick asswipe.
Sorry just to be clear these guys are actors and it’s to raise awareness or did Kafa catch them on the street and start filming?
You can tell the photographer and the husband have lapel mics on them, so yeah they must be actors.
As a Lebanese that was born in Australia who has gone back to Lebanon back and fourth for Holidays, I still don’t understand the laws in Lebanon its got to be one of the most confusing countries on earth!
Although, what mentioned above is likely a well prepared film. The purpose is to raise the people awareness towards the child marriage. I want to add here that this is problem is not only in Lebanon but also in almost the entire Arab world. Unfortunately I saw many cases happened in Syria, Jordan and even Saudi Arabia.
This what UNFPA is fighting for to prevent child marriage and raise the society awareness towards such phenomena.
This isnt real, in no set of rules have this been close to reality… id assassinate him creed style most certainly !
Live love leb
There are no such marriages in lebanese among real lebanese societies, could be among the many refugees there, or it is a fabricated report, lebanese authorities should investigate about the reporter behind