‘Married at 15 to a man twice your age’ – ads against under-age marriage target migrants

The New South Wales Government’s “Child Not Bride” campaign features an advertisement with two smiling schoolgirls.

It asks the question, “What girl dreams of being married at 15 to a man twice her age that she has never met?”

It goes on to emphasise that “being forced to marriage under-age ruins a girl’s future and is against the law in Australia.”

The advertisement is being printed in ethnic newspapers and through digital media, and a radio advertisement is also being produced in community languages.

 

Read More: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2015/01/27/married-15-man-twice-your-age-ads-against-under-age-marriage-target-migrants

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