Speech On Bride Kidnapping

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The sun is radiating down on a young woman’s skin and she can feel the warmth that the wind is blowing towards her, this only leads her to think of what a great day today will be. As she’s walking to school, she can hear the gravel rub against her shoes when all of a sudden a van comes to a screeching stop only to have men spill out running towards her. Immediately she feels their rough hands harshly grab her as she is now overwhelmed with panic and fear while they take her to the van. It was a quick and too easy task that the men got away with; this is the practice of bride kidnapping. This kind of situation traumatizes many young girls and women every day where every 40 minutes, a girl is kidnapped. Young women are taken off the streets quite…show more content…
But imagine living in a world where parents raise a beautiful and intelligent daughter only to have her ripped out of their hands because of tradition. How would the parents feel if they knew that there are indeed laws that would have kept their precious daughter safe only to be ignored by the people who kidnapped her. Although there are laws that have made this tradition illegal, authorities need to do a better job enforcing them, rather than letting the laws be there without the people committing these crimes acknowledging them. Something more needs to be done to protect the future of younger generations and also to help the young women now who are being affected by this. Enough is enough; it has been too long, the young women are crying out to people only to be shut down and…show more content…
EE:Establishing Evidence: Kidnapping alone is already against the law and so is bride KIDNAPPING. E:Evidence: There are already laws in Kyrgyzstan that quite clearly state the fact that bride KIDNAPPINGs or the KIDNAPPINGs of women into marriage is illegal, but that does little to nothing from helping the women or stopping the men (Chung). A:Analysis: If there are already laws that make the KIDNAPPINGs illegal, why does it still happen? There is no enforcement of the law and almost no cases are ever brought to trial about the KIDNAPPINGs. EE:Establishing Evidence: No matter what happens that could potentially count as breaking the law, doesn’t get brought to trial because of the little law enforcement. So many people are used to saying it’s a tradition to make it seem more okay when in reality, makes thousands of women suffer. E:Evidence: According to Craig S. Smith, from his article “Abduction, Often Violent, a Kyrgyz Wedding Rite”, “Four days after the sister of one of Mr. Kleinbach’s students was kidnapped a few years ago, her body was found in a river. The family that abducted her was never charged with murder.” In the same article, Smith also expressed that “... a family mourns a daughter who hanged herself after being kidnapped; they too were unsuccessful in bringing the abductors to trial.” A:Analysis: If someone were to

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