Child bride, 16, and her baby rescued from her 56-year-old hubby

Child bride, 16, and her baby rescued from her 56-year-old hubby

South Africans were enraged after a photo was shared on social media which allegedly showed a child bride, 16, with her six month old baby girl.

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Worldwide, people have expressed their disapproval for marriages involving children. Over the past couple of years, several news stories about young girls getting married off to much older men, nearly broke the internet.

On Monday, more photos of an alleged child marriage shocked South Africans. One of the images showed a girl sitting on the lap of a much older man, who is allegedly her husband.

A second image shows the same girl holding a baby, who Twitter @SIHLE_TUNA claims to be her six month old baby girl.

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"16-year-old child bride who married 56-year-old man now has six-month-old baby," he captioned the post.

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Social media users were appalled by the photos and they once again slammed the practice of marrying old men to young girls.

Briefly.co.za gathered the second photo was taken after the teenager was rescued from her much older husband.

Chinwe was recently married off to a 56-year-old man in Ozubulu, Anambra state. A human rights activist has since rescued her and discovered she is a nursing mother. She currently has a six-month-old child, according to the activist.

Harrison, who expressed excitement that he finally fulfilled his promise to rescue Chinwe, said the child-bride had been handed over to the ministry of women and child welfare in Anambra state.

Meanwhile, a slay queen took to social media to offer marriage to Chinwe's husband, who allegedly has Down Syndrome.

Child bride, 16, and her baby rescued from her 56-year-old hubby

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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