Most people think of child marriage as something that only happens in other countries, and no one could imagine They are taking place in Europe or America. But they do not know it is that some states in the US allow children as young as 12 to legally married. In order to draw attention to this important issue, YouTube star Coby persin organized a social experiment in Times Square, New York. Persin your video begins by introducing the topic. Then the camera moves to a boyfriend 65 years old, in his suit the hand of his 12-year-old girlfriend, the couple pose for wedding photos.
This being Times Square, the couple quickly attract the attention of many viewers. At first, people seem confused and many of them give the man looks dirty. But soon several people get involved to find out exactly what is happening. When the boyfriend does not seem to feel ashamed, the situation becomes more tense. Finally, a few good Samaritans out in defense of the girl and try to get her to a safe place.
is a powerful statement of what happens when injustice occurs before our eyes. The challenge is how to act when it is less obvious.
persin subtitled video. “New Yorker did not show up for a child to marry an older man, and not anywhere else in the world should be okay with it!”
The video is both surprising and hopeful time simultaneously. See below.
The MAN 65 YEARS tries to marry a girl of 12 years old in Times Square. Now watch how these New Yorkers react. appeared for the first time in HealthyWorldHouse .