November 22, 2010
Written by Sue · Filed Under World
3 Responses to “Iran’s Ahmadinejad Wants Girls Married Off at 16”
Please make sure you write your headlines & content correctly.
Journalism is not like the Finance market, where there is a SMALL PRINT which is what one needs to see.
Your headlines should reflect the reality & not your opinion.
The reality is that the minimum age for marriage is raised from 9 to 16. for girls.
Your headline gives the imdication such that girls are forced to marry between 16 & 18 which is not the case.
Please verify your source & read through your links well.
If you noticed, I reported in my post that the legal age for marriage was recently raised from 9. But that’s not the point, now is it? Ahmadinejad, as president has announced he supports government pressure to convince girls to marry at 16, rather than put marriage off into their early 20s. My title succinctly captures Ahmadinejad’s stance. Further, nowhere in my post, either in the title nor in the body of the piece does it suggest, as you falsely claim “that girls are forced to marry between 16 & 18.”
The reason is nothing but getting young people, especially girls, at home, having children and NOT the education she needs, NOT letting her have their political activities against this anti-women regime. It is as simple as that. The youth is a danger for this regime. If not, why did it come to his mind NOW, and not years ago? Exactly while he sees the growing protests by the Iranian youth.
Got something to say? **Please Note** - Comments may be edited for clarity or obscenity, and all comments are published at the discretion of ChattahBox.com - Comments are the opinions of the individuals leaving them, and not of ChattahBox.com or its partners. - Please do not spam or submit comments that use copyright materials, hearsay or are based on reports where the supposed fact or quote is not a matter of public knowledge are also not permitted.
Email Address (required)
Speak your mind
Copyright © 2007 - 2015 ChattahBox News Blog