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Will New ‘Democratic’ Egyptian Constitution Allow 9-Year-Old Girls to Marry?

Egyptian Cleric Yassir Barhami Says 9 Year Old Girls Can Marry | Constitution

Egypt's Yassir Barhami says 9-year-old girls should be permitted to marry. (Photo via BikyaMasr)

An ultraconservative Egyptian cleric– who is part of the committee drafting Egypt’s new constitution– is suggesting the country drastically lower the age limit at which girls can marry, Egyptian media is reporting.

According to BikyaMasr, cleric Yassir Barhami cited the Koran in stating that once a girl begins menstruating, usually around 14-years-old, she should begin having children.

Therefore, he reportedly explained, “it is permissible for the girl at the age of 9 or 10 to marry.”

United Press international adds:

Barhami is a Salafist, a member of the ultra-conservative wing of Islam.

[...]

Manal al-Taibi, who resigned from the constituent assembly to protest calls for a lower marriage age, said Barhami and his allies want to legalize child rape. [Emphasis added]

It should be noted that Barhami‘s position doesn’t seem to be popular within the assembly, but as moderates resign or are pressured to leave, there are fewer voices to balance the fanatical Salafists.

Reuters related Thursday:

A group of high profile liberal and leftwing politicians in Egypt has said it will quit the assembly charged with drafting the country’s new constitution within a week unless its concerns over Islamist-influenced content in the document are addressed.

The constitution – which is being drawn up by a 100-member assembly – is meant to be the centerpiece of a new democratic Egypt after veteran autocrat Hosni Mubarak was ousted last year and its successful drafting is being seen as a litmus test for its new Islamist rulers including President Mohamed Mursi. [Emphasis added]

Ahmed al-Boraie, a former labor minister, summarized his complaints, commenting: “This is a constitution that brings Egypt backwards not forward.”

by on Sep. 30, 2012 at 11:16 AM
Replies (41-50):
denise3680
by Gold Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 9:17 AM


Quoting imamomzilla:

 Will his own words suffice?

"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction." - B. Hussein Obama. ('Audacity of Hope')

Quoting denise3680:

 

Quoting gsprofval:


Quoting Ednarooni160:

 

Quoting gsprofval:

YIKES!!! That would be terrible for little girls who have no idea what sex even is let alone possibly having a child at age 9. Hope it doesn't go through.

Strange isn't it how  some are against Christianity but they seem to be okay with Sharia and this mentality..

Yes, it is strange. The morons on the left think their o-so-worshipped one will take care of them.  Little do they know how close the U.S. is to sharia law with obeyme in charge.

I suppose by you insulting everyone that does not think in extremist conspiracy theory, like you and many of like minded people do, are to beleive that President Obama now wants sharia law.  Prove it, what bills, new laws, changes to our justice system has or have been implemented, engaged, or enforced that can prove this ridiculous accusation. 

 

I will get back to you on that, I have that book and will look at it in complete context.  Still does not prove that laws arebeing implemented, enforced or anything to prove what she is implying.  Now you can prove it since you have jumped in.  Show me some laws, because I have yet to find any that he has changed any of our judicial laws or the system to accomodate Sharia law and make that the new law of the land.

Lacey14
by Bronze Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 10:59 AM
1 mom liked this

I  just wanted to follow up on my own post, by saying I do believe this article by the OP is important.  We can't simply dismiss any of this type of behavior, and say it could never happen in our own country.  That's why we have to watch and listen carefully, and never be too complacent.

Quoting Lacey14:

Start them early so they will be more like liberal democrats?  Republicans aren't the ones asking for birth control for school kids.  Replublicans aren't the ones saying, go ahead and have sex when you are a kid, because you can always take the morning after pill from the school nurse.  If that doesn't work, you can just get rid of the thing.

Republican mom's want their children to abstain from sex until they are mature enough to handle it.  Republican mom's are conservative and that includes raising their children in a more safe environment, and protecting them from the evil ways of the world.

What does a child marrying at age 9, have anything to do with voting, angy or otherwise?

Quoting _Kissy_:

Got to start them early or else they wont turn into angry Republican voters

Quoting PortiaRose:

Hahahahahahaahahahahahaha! I pictured some 10 year old in a tie, and a 9 yr old burping a baby and them arguing about money.



Quoting _Kissy_:

Give it time, it'll be like that here, 9 yrs old brides with babies and 10 yr boys in sweat shops.





Its coming.






Quoting LucyMom08:

Like the article said, that's what happens when the moderates are forced out and the fanatical extremists take over...so sad...



Ednarooni160
by Eds on Oct. 1, 2012 at 1:31 PM
1 mom liked this


Quoting rnchelle93:

That's awful. But what does that have to do with the election in our country?

Sharia has long arms..so..if Sharia is allowed here..you will see more of this.

Jambo4
by Gold Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 2:57 PM
2 moms liked this

Wow... 

I can't imagine how "context" will make this any better. 

Quoting imamomzilla:

 Will his own words suffice?

"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction." - B. Hussein Obama. ('Audacity of Hope')

Quoting denise3680:


Quoting gsprofval:


Quoting Ednarooni160:


Quoting gsprofval:

YIKES!!! That would be terrible for little girls who have no idea what sex even is let alone possibly having a child at age 9. Hope it doesn't go through.

Strange isn't it how  some are against Christianity but they seem to be okay with Sharia and this mentality..

Yes, it is strange. The morons on the left think their o-so-worshipped one will take care of them.  Little do they know how close the U.S. is to sharia law with obeyme in charge.

I suppose by you insulting everyone that does not think in extremist conspiracy theory, like you and many of like minded people do, are to beleive that President Obama now wants sharia law.  Prove it, what bills, new laws, changes to our justice system has or have been implemented, engaged, or enforced that can prove this ridiculous accusation. 

 


Think of the little ones... Americans can't bear another 4 years of Obama!
 
Speak out, all Mama Bears on behalf of our children! 

cbk_mom3
by on Oct. 1, 2012 at 3:06 PM
4 moms liked this

Good post, eds, and I agree with you. Here is another version of the war on women, and as with your's it has nothing to do with the Republicans, and everything to do with the Democrats, and their sick agendas..

denise3680
by Gold Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 3:15 PM


Quoting Jambo4:

Wow... 

I can't imagine how "context" will make this any better. 

Quoting imamomzilla:

 Will his own words suffice?

"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction." - B. Hussein Obama. ('Audacity of Hope')

Quoting denise3680:

 

Quoting gsprofval:


Quoting Ednarooni160:

 

Quoting gsprofval:

YIKES!!! That would be terrible for little girls who have no idea what sex even is let alone possibly having a child at age 9. Hope it doesn't go through.

Strange isn't it how  some are against Christianity but they seem to be okay with Sharia and this mentality..

Yes, it is strange. The morons on the left think their o-so-worshipped one will take care of them.  Little do they know how close the U.S. is to sharia law with obeyme in charge.

I suppose by you insulting everyone that does not think in extremist conspiracy theory, like you and many of like minded people do, are to beleive that President Obama now wants sharia law.  Prove it, what bills, new laws, changes to our justice system has or have been implemented, engaged, or enforced that can prove this ridiculous accusation. 

 


then prove where Sharia law is being enforced or our laws have been changed to allow Sharia law to take over.  You guys kill me with this crap.  You throw things out there but cannot back it up.  Fearmongering much.  Yes, context you do get that concept don't ya?? 

LadyByrdNest
by on Oct. 1, 2012 at 3:18 PM

Enough with the truth!! 

It's nauseating!

Quoting cbk_mom3:

Good post, eds, and I agree with you. Here is another version of the war on women, and as with your's it has nothing to do with the Republicans, and everything to do with the Democrats, and their sick agendas..


Jambo4
by Gold Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 3:24 PM
1 mom liked this


Quoting denise3680:


Quoting Jambo4:

Wow... 

I can't imagine how "context" will make this any better. 

Quoting imamomzilla:

 Will his own words suffice?

"I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction." - B. Hussein Obama. ('Audacity of Hope')

Quoting denise3680:


Quoting gsprofval:


Quoting Ednarooni160:


Quoting gsprofval:

YIKES!!! That would be terrible for little girls who have no idea what sex even is let alone possibly having a child at age 9. Hope it doesn't go through.

Strange isn't it how  some are against Christianity but they seem to be okay with Sharia and this mentality..

Yes, it is strange. The morons on the left think their o-so-worshipped one will take care of them.  Little do they know how close the U.S. is to sharia law with obeyme in charge.

I suppose by you insulting everyone that does not think in extremist conspiracy theory, like you and many of like minded people do, are to beleive that President Obama now wants sharia law.  Prove it, what bills, new laws, changes to our justice system has or have been implemented, engaged, or enforced that can prove this ridiculous accusation. 

 


then prove where Sharia law is being enforced or our laws have been changed to allow Sharia law to take over.  You guys kill me with this crap.  You throw things out there but cannot back it up.  Fearmongering much.  Yes, context you do get that concept don't ya?? 

Relax babe.. I'm not even really in this conversation but feel free to get the "context" to make it sound better.  

Think of the little ones... Americans can't bear another 4 years of Obama!
 
Speak out, all Mama Bears on behalf of our children! 

Ednarooni160
by Eds on Oct. 1, 2012 at 6:27 PM

IKEA Airbrushes Women Out of Saudi Version of Catalog — See the Incredible Pictures

IKEA is being criticized for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its furniture catalog, a move the company says it regrets.

Comparing the Swedish and Saudi versions of the IKEA catalog, Sweden’s free newspaper Metro on Monday showed that women had been airbrushed out of otherwise identical pictures showcasing the company’s home furnishings.

Women Removed from Saudi Version of IKEA Catalog

Courtesy: Metro

Women Removed from Saudi Version of IKEA Catalog

Courtesy: Metro

Women Removed from Saudi Version of IKEA Catalog

Courtesy: Metro

Women Removed from Saudi Version of IKEA Catalog

Courtesy: Metro

Women Removed from Saudi Version of IKEA Catalog

Courtesy: Metro

Women Removed from Saudi Version of IKEA Catalog

Courtesy: Metro

The Metro report raised questions in Sweden about IKEA’s commitment to “gender equality.” The country‘s trade minister Ewa Bjorling didn’t criticize IKEA directly but told Metro that you can’t delete women from society.

“Women cannot be retouched away in reality. If Saudi Arabia does not allow women to appear [in public] or work, they lose about half their intellectual capital,” she told Metro.

“These pictures [are a] sad example that shows that there is a long way to go in terms of equality between men and women in Saudi Arabia,” she added.

IKEA spokeswoman Ylva Magnusson defended the company by explaining that the catalog was designed by an “external franchise owner that operates company stores in Saudi Arabia,” Times LIVE explains.

Still, IKEA released a statement expressing regret, saying “We should have reacted and realized that excluding women from the Saudi Arabian version of the catalogue is in conflict with the IKEA Group values.”

Follow Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) on Twitter

Click here to see Metro’s complete list of before-and-after comparisons

The Associated Press contributed to this story. Front page photo source EPA.

jaxTheMomm
by Gold Member on Oct. 1, 2012 at 6:34 PM

It does happen in our own country.

The FLDS.

Quoting Lacey14:

I  just wanted to follow up on my own post, by saying I do believe this article by the OP is important.  We can't simply dismiss any of this type of behavior, and say it could never happen in our own country.  That's why we have to watch and listen carefully, and never be too complacent.

Quoting Lacey14:

Start them early so they will be more like liberal democrats?  Republicans aren't the ones asking for birth control for school kids.  Replublicans aren't the ones saying, go ahead and have sex when you are a kid, because you can always take the morning after pill from the school nurse.  If that doesn't work, you can just get rid of the thing.

Republican mom's want their children to abstain from sex until they are mature enough to handle it.  Republican mom's are conservative and that includes raising their children in a more safe environment, and protecting them from the evil ways of the world.

What does a child marrying at age 9, have anything to do with voting, angy or otherwise?

Quoting _Kissy_:

Got to start them early or else they wont turn into angry Republican voters

Quoting PortiaRose:

Hahahahahahaahahahahahaha! I pictured some 10 year old in a tie, and a 9 yr old burping a baby and them arguing about money.



Quoting _Kissy_:

Give it time, it'll be like that here, 9 yrs old brides with babies and 10 yr boys in sweat shops.





Its coming.






Quoting LucyMom08:

Like the article said, that's what happens when the moderates are forced out and the fanatical extremists take over...so sad...




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