Everyday more than 30,000 girls get married as children. They are denied their rights to education and opportunity in the world by robbing off their childhood. When this YouTuber named Coby Persin came to know about the fact that child marriage is legal in more than 90 countries, he decided to do something to make people aware about it. Children aged up to 12 are also forced to marry older men, so Coby Persin wanted to check out the reaction of people when they actually witness a marriage of a 65-year-old and and 12-year-old girl.
When the couple who pretended to be married in a public place, people from different nook and corner came to ask them both and to check if it was even legal for a senior citizen to be marrying a girl that young. The New Yorker’s did not stand for the child marriage, neither should anywhere else in the world be. Watch the child marriage social experiment in the video below.