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Justice for Amina: End All Child Marriage ! PLEASE SIGN ! !


Society & Culture  (tags: children, corruption, rape, marriage, humans, suffering, death )

Cher Away
- 760 days ago - therainforestsite.com
In April 2012, a teenage girl in Morocco named Amina killed herself. Even worse than that is the reason she took her own life: she'd been raped and then forced to marry her rapist.



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Vicky P. (461)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 4:38 pm
already signed, thanks
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (272)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 4:43 pm
done Cher
 

Regina P. (79)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 4:55 pm
Already signed., Thank you
 

Rock H. (254)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 4:55 pm
Signed and noted. Thanks Cher!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 5:41 pm
SO SIGNED, with blood sweat and tears!!!@!
 

Esther Z. (101)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 6:18 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 7:27 pm
signed and noted
 

Raymond G. (12)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 8:56 pm
thank you.
 

Erin R. (170)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 9:35 pm
signed
 

Laurie S. (73)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 9:58 pm
Done!
 

Naoko I. (260)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 11:50 pm
Signed. Thanks for posting.
 

Roger M. (0)
Saturday June 9, 2012, 11:55 pm
Horrible beyond any words I could muster.

Signed, of course. Thanks.
 

Elsa Boet (0)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:19 am
thanks, noted
 

Rich Blue (72)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:26 am
Signed
 

Jason Green (227)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:41 am
Thank You for Signing!
 

Kat H. (36)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:53 am
Done thanks!
 

Joy Wong (73)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:56 am
Noted and signed.
 

John B. (215)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 5:48 am
Thanks Cher. Read, signed and noted. This horrendous practice is still prevalent through out the middle east and Africa and needs to be stopped.
 

paul m. (93)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 6:15 am

Signed ....
 

Harshiita Sharma (139)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 6:20 am
done.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 6:40 am
Signed. The UN has to take a much more pro-active stance when it comes to cases like this. Not just the barbaric practice of allowing a rapist to marry his victim but also arranged marriages and the selling of children into slavery by impoverished parents!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:24 am
Signed and noted, thanks.
 

Julianna D. (18)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:27 am
horrific, noted and signed

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Lisa Neste (697)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 8:26 am
Signed, thanks!
 

Joe R. (187)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 9:47 am
Done.
 

Jim Phillips (3215)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 10:58 am
Petition signed.

Child marriages should be outlawed. A rapist should not be allowed to marry his victim, ugh!

Ty, Cher.
.
 

Kimberly B. (121)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 11:33 am
Signed & noted, thank you Cher.
 

Lindsay Kemp (1)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 12:00 pm
This practice is cruel beyond belief, and should be stopped immediately! It cannot be justified under any religious or cultural system.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 2:23 pm
Poor little baby,signed/shared
 

Kevin Lewis (1)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 3:47 pm
Thank You, signed.
 

Kate Kenner (202)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 3:53 pm
Signed. The little girl in the picture is so pretty and look so happy. how could anyone take that away from her? I have a daughter and could not have imagined her getting married when she was just a little girl. She's 25 and it's still hard to imagine. This is a tradition that has gone bad and needs to stop.
 

Michela m. (3801)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:18 pm
S&N
 

. (0)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:21 pm
Signed.
 

Cher Away Personal Msgs ONLY (1466)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:33 pm



Thnx so much for signing/noting/commenting everyone!

This one really broke my heart.

 

Carlene V. (201)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 4:44 pm
Poor thing all alone with a abusive husband who had raped her then married her to avoid going to jail. What is wrong with these backwards countries anyway? Why is it often the male is protected and the female suffers the consequences? Makes me ill to learn this type of thing still goes on.
 

Linda P. (0)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:05 pm
Signed and noted. So horrible, this needs to stop before another child is lost. We are supposed to protect our children and keep them safe.
 

Leanne B. (24)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 7:44 pm
Signed and thanks.
 

Victoria L. (12)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 8:04 pm
Noted and signed.
 

Terri Hughes (412)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 8:31 pm
''SIGNED''....thanks Cher....this is so wrong to force a child to marry the scum-bag that raped her. Her parents should have listened to her and maybe she would be alive. The laws need to change and stop letting these sorry ass men rape kids and young girls and then force the girls into marrying them so they can get away with what they did. And to make matters worse, they are abused, this is VERY wrong and needs to STOP, NOW!!!!
 

Phyllis Baxter (40)
Sunday June 10, 2012, 10:11 pm
It's the religion and the custom. Don't let this sort of thing get into the West under the guise of multiculture. It's a trap to ensnare women and girls. WAKE UP!!
 

Liliana D. (124)
Monday June 11, 2012, 12:38 am
done, thanks
 

Floodedarea Please Help (220)
Monday June 11, 2012, 5:17 am
Gladly signed
noted with hope...
Thank you!
 

. (0)
Monday June 11, 2012, 9:48 am
In countries called third world, many traditions are archaic and barbaric than that indefinable
signed - thx u Cher
 

Wim Zunnebeld (144)
Monday June 11, 2012, 10:07 am
SIGNED
 

Joan M. (1087)
Monday June 11, 2012, 12:34 pm
Gladly signed. Thanks Cher
 

Ludger W. (72)
Monday June 11, 2012, 11:26 pm
signed, noted, ty
 

Tia Phillips (10)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 6:46 am
A corrupt land of men, knows in their hearts of hearts that this treatment of young girls, women and children is terribly wrong. Signed...sealed...and noted. So disturbingly sad.
 

monka blanke (74)
Tuesday June 12, 2012, 1:59 pm
Already signed., Thank you
 

Sara W. (109)
Friday June 15, 2012, 12:44 pm
Signed.
 

Emilia Boccagna (14)
Sunday June 17, 2012, 12:42 pm
done
 

Melania Padilla (173)
Friday October 12, 2012, 1:33 pm
Signed
 
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