It's true, Humbert Humbert's be walking among us. I have been doing a bit of research on women's issues in the Middle East and upon doing so came across this story of an 8 year old girl being married off to a 47 year old man in Saudi Arabia. Part of me wants to believe it cannot be true. Part of me knows that this totally happens. I guess father's are marrying off their daughters under the ages of 15 to pay off debts and there is little to nothing that mother's or young girls can do about it. Gross. Apparently the father of this specific girl made the husband sign some paper saying he wouldn't have sex with her until she had gone through puberty. That's pretty cool of him I guess.
Can you imagine? What were you worrying about when you were 8 years old?
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