Video of child bride in Lebanon shines spotlight on 37,000 child marriages every day
Some reacted with anger and confusion, while others looked on approvingly, even offering their congratulations.
A 12-year-old girl, in a white wedding dress and veil, stands beside a man who looks like her grandfather. They are getting their wedding pictures taken by the sea.
Passers-by question him and the photographer, one accusing the groom of being a “criminal”.
The groom replies: “This is none of your business. I got permission from her parents.”
The bride and groom are actors, hired by the KAFA – “enough” in Arabic – Violence & Exploitation campaign in Lebanon.
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