Geography: Child Marriage
Updated: 3/9/2020
Geography: Child Marriage
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Patel is mad at Amur because he owes him a lot of money. He wants Amur to repay his debts. Patel has an idea: he could get Amur's daughter as a payment. The day of the wedding, there's just one problem... Ayami is 14 years old, and has no say in the matter! When the time for objections came, something unexpected happened! Patel got arrested, and sent to court. At court, Patel was convicted to 3 years in prison, for conducting child marrige. Ayami is forever grateful of being free, and decides she wants to be a poliece officer when she grows up, to promote justice.

Storyboard Text

  • Patel is mad at Amur. He wants Amur to repay his debts.
  • Amur! You owe me 300,000 dollars! I will give you 2 hours to repay me!
  • You know I don't have all that money! I can't repay you!
  • Patel has an idea: he could get Amur's daughter as a payment
  • I have an idea! Your daughter could marry me as your payment...
  • Yes! That's a good idea! I'l go tell her right away. Deal!
  • The day of the wedding, there's just one problem... Ayami is 14 years old, and has no say in the matter!
  • But... I'm 14 years old! I'm not ready for this!
  • Remember: You are marrying me to pay your debt, and to have a better life. Calm down! The ceremony is about to beggin!
  • When the time for objections came, something unexpected happened! Patel got arrested.
  • Mr. Patel, you are under arrest for breacking UDHR article 16. You will go to court immediatly.
  • At court, Patel was convicted to 3 years in prison, for conducting child marrige.
  • According to the UDHR, Men and women OF FULL AGE , have the right to marry and to found a family.
  • I am not of age, so what you did is illegal. It is child marrige.
  • Ayami is forever grateful of being free, and decides she wants to be a police officer when she grows up, to promote justice.
  • I am very grateful that you freed me from being married to that awful man! When I grow up, I want to be just like you!
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