Outrage In Egypt as 12 year Old Boy Marry his 11-year-old cousin and the couple is given father’s blessing

A 12-year-old boy will marry his cousin, 11, after the groom to be’s father gave the couple’s engagement his blessing

While family and friends celebrated Nasser Hassan’s eldest son’s lavish wedding, the father decided to ‘double the joy’ in Egypt by announcing the engagement

Egyptian law prohibits marriages for anyone under 18 and the decision for Omar, 12, and Gharam, 11, to marry has sparked outrage among activists

The father told Egypt’s Al Watan newspaper there was ‘nothing inappropriate’ about the couple, adding that it was only ‘an engagement, not a marriage’

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