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Child Marriage around The World

Surya Yanti (K2220074)

Video Title: Child Marriage around the World : Afghanistan- Somaya

Date: 29 July 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    Somaya was 13 and completing seventh grade when, as she says, “I lost my childhood.” Her father, Aminallah, accepted a $3,300 payment in exchange for marrying her off to a relative’s son. The girl begged her new husband and in-laws to allow her to return to school, “but they wouldn’t let me.” Instead, she says, they cursed and beat her. Finally, after months of struggle, she obtained a divorce. Now living with her mother and brother, Somaya has found comfort in their company and pride in her work as a seamstress She had not decided back to school. She was getting tutored reading the qur’an and planned to tutor students herself in her home .
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The speaker’s purpose in the video is to tell her experienced when she was being forced her father to get married. She would reveal that every young bride have value in the family. They deserved to be respected, appreciated, and also treated well.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy? I think this video trustworthy enough. Because in the description box is writen the project of the video. This video reported by Voice of America reporters who focused on the worth of a girl to reveal how a young brides is valued by two families : the one she leaves behind and the one she joins. At that time they reported the girl from Afghanistan who was forced by her father to get married
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    The gilr’s tone when she told her story, she looks so sad and feel tortured. She was cry when she said ”I lost my childhood, I loved school and going to school, but they would not let me”. She did not want being beaten and tortured every time by her mother in-law. So, after 8 month later she divorced with her husband and live with her mother. Now, she has her own work sewing cloths and sell it. And she plan to tutor students reading qur’an in her own home.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    The speaker expressed her experience very expressively and clearly. She explained the events she had experienced in a voice and expression that seemed honest. She gave no evidence of being tortured and beaten by his mother-in-law but she disclosed the incident without having to force the listeners to believe what had happened. She spoke very honestly
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    This video is enough to contribute to my project. With this video, I can begin to tell the story of child marriage that occurred in Afghanistan, which may be different from the story of child marriage in other countries. My next project is to look for child marriage cases from various countries and then compare them with the phenomena that occur in Indonesia

Video Title: A survivor’s plea to end child marriage Payzee Mahmod

Date: 17 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    1. This video discusses the story of a girl’s child marriage at London Payzee. She was forced by her father to get married at the age of 16 to a man she had never met. Her parents are immigrants from Iraq to London where the culture of child marriage is still a tradition or is still normal. Her older sister was also forced into marriage at the age of 16. And at that time the rules in London allowed marriage from the age of 16 with the consent of the parents. As a child she wanted to finish her childhood and focus on her education but she lacked the knowledge, strength and language to protest against the marriage. He hopes that some other adult or professional in his life will step in, help him, and stop the marriage. Tragically the marriage continued and Payzee turned to self-harm and petty rebellion, to try to escape but he couldn’t. She tried every way to make her husband dislike and not love her. His older sister managed to escape from her marriage and continued her studies in London. However, his father, who knew that this was happening, felt that his family’s honor had been damaged. After a few months his older sister was found dead in Birmingham having been killed by her own father. His father, uncle and 3 other Kurdish men were tried and sentenced to life in prison. Finally Payzee decided to divorce with one condition, Payzee must accept all the mistakes from society that he is not a good wife. To escape the marriage he is willing to accept the consequences
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    2. The purpose of the speaker in this video is to speak out on behalf of himself and any child experiencing child marriage to demand that the current laws in England and Wales which surprisingly allow marriage from 16 years with parental consent be changed and child marriage under the age of 18 years of being a crime. She made it his mission to be a change maker, helping to overcome these harmful practices. As survivor of child marriage, who lost her sister, Banaz in a tragic “honour” killing, Payzee’s focus to prevent so called “honour” based abuse and child marriage
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    3. I think this video is quite reliable, Payzee Mahmod is an ambassador and campaigner for IKWRO, her stories and experiences have reached an international audience, including the Kurdish community. She has spoken widely about the need for changes to laws around child marriage and “honour”-based harassment on radio, television, and newspapers and met with government officials and the Home Office to explain first-hand why changes are needed to finally make child marriage as crime. This video is sourced from the TED Show a world-famous show that spreads ideas, usually in the form of short and powerful talks, often called “TED talks”
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    In this video the speaker looks firm in conveying his argument. He also shows sadness at the end of the video when telling the story of his brother who died tragically.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    5. The speaker is very clear in presenting his argument. He told his story in sequence and clearly. At the end of his speech, he, as a ”victim” who managed to escape and survived child marriage, voiced that the law on child marriage in London be changed
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    6. This video really contributes to my next project. From this video I can see that child marriage does not only occur in developing countries such as Indonesia, India or Afghanistan. However, this also happens in developed countries like London. And the story in this video is quite tragic where the victim died because he was killed by his own father

Video Title: UN Women Stories | Ending child marriage in Malawi

Date: 30 November 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    This video discussed Malawi’s Chief Theresa Kachindamoto who has broken up over 850 child marriages in the past three years, she sent the girls back to school, and banned the sexual initiations of girls.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    The main purpose of the speaker is to campaign about child marriage that should be stopped immediatly. She did not agree with the rule of her village that allowed children to get married in the early age. She tried to change the rule, built a school to educate a lot of girls that have married to return to school.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    I think this video is trustworthy. The speaker is a chief from Malawi and she was suppotted by the UN women to end early child marriage. And this video from UN women’s youtube channel that educate and inform social phenomena around the world.
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    The speaker’s attitude or tone towards this social problem is she felt concern and got angry when she met with young girl who have children in the early age
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    The speaker put very strong arguments. She met with the girl who have married and show data of the name of these girls.
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    This video will help me to improve my next project. With another case of child marriage this video will contribute to

Video Title: Going door to door to end child marriage I UNICEF

Date: 2 December 2022

  1. What is being discussed in the video? Explain your answer.
    This video tells about the story of Chandani who change to end child marriage in Nepal. She determined to change that through a girls empowerment programme. She was going door to door to invite all of a young girls in her village to this programme. In this programme she educate all of girls that they have a lot of chance to do what they want and ensure that they have better future. She also advocated their parent to allow their daughters to continue their education.
  2. What is the speaker’s main purpose? Explain your answer.
    She determined to end child marriage in her area. In Nepal, 40% of all girls get married in childhood, before they turn 18 years old. This case concerned her because she tought that is not good for young girl to get married early.
  3. How trustworthy is this video? Who is the speaker? What is the source? Do you think the source and the speaker are trustworthy?
    I think this video is enough trustworthy. The speaker was supported by UNICEF and UNFPA through a Global Programme to End Child Marriage. This programme has reached a lot of country and ended child marriage successfully.
  4. What the speaker’s attitude or tone towards the subject? Does he/she seem to agree or disagree with it? Explain your answer.
    She was very enthusiastic to take care of the girls and very passionate to educate all of girls in her area.
  5. Does the speaker put forward valid or strong arguments? How does he/she support the key points? Explain your answer.
    She firmly believes that girls have the right to have a good future and not just take care of the house. They have the right to have a high education and do what they want.
  6. Explain how this article will help contribute to your larger group project.
    This video adds to my insight about child marriage that occurs in various parts of the world. Chandani also inspires my future projects as she is passionate about ending child marriage so it doesn’t exist anymore.