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Detik 2017/2018

Detik 2017/2018 - EP42

25 Min

By Suria Published: 28 Mar 2018 Audio: Malay

DETIK Selidik gives an insight to an age-old tradtion in East Java. Girls as young as 6 years old are married off by their parents. In the coastal region of Sumenep, the social implications is reaching a critical point. Almost half of child marriages there end up in divorce. Many child brides are subject to abuse and contract sexual diseases as a result of the marriage. The documentary takes and in-depth look on the struggles of young girls who got married against their will.

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