While the rest of the world celebrated International Women's Day this past Saturday, the women of Iraq mourned the passing of a new law allowing the marriage of nine-year old girls. This ancient tradition of child brides has to stop. These girls aren't event at child-bearing age. It's horrible, and a true crime against humanity.
Intelligent comments welcome, but please don't make this a hate fueled thread. That's not what I am trying to achieve by sharing this sad post. I only seek to increase awareness.