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9 year-old daughter sold as “bride” to a 55 year old man for $2,000

Girls as young as 4 year-old being sold for “brides” for food.

DailyMail.com | by Rachael Bunyan | November 2, 2021

‘This is your bride…please don’t beat her’: Heart-breaking moment Afghan father pleads with 55-year-old man as he is forced to sell his daughter, aged NINE, to him so he can buy food

  • Parwana Malik, nine, is being sold to a 55-year-old man as a child bride by her destitute family who say they have no choice
  • Her father Abdul has pleaded with the buyer, Qorban, to not hurt his child
  • Their family are among scores of families who are being forced to sell their young daughters into marriage to survive 

An Afghan father who has been forced to sell his nine-year-old daughter to a 55-year-old man as a child bride so he can buy food has pleaded for his child’s new husband not to beat her.

Parwana Malik, nine, is being sold by her parents to a stranger who the youngster describes as an ‘old man’ due to his white beard and eyebrows.

On the day Parwana was taken away by her 55-year-old buyer, Qorban, her weeping father, Abdul Malik, pleaded for him to not hurt his child, reports CNN.

Read rest of the article here, Heart-breaking moment Afghan father is forced to sell his daughter, aged NINE, to a 55-year-old man | Daily Mail Online

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