Letter: Child Marriage is Never Cutesy – Tucson

On 08/27/2021, the NYT published the light-hearted Modern Love Essay, “Why My Daughter Got (Temporarily) Married at 13” by Stephanie Grant.

I am a survivor of an Islamic Temporary Marriage, called a mut’ah. I can attest that framing child marriages as cutesy and heartwarming rather than complex misogynistic practices is unacceptable.

Read the full letter here.

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