40,000 Iranian Girls Married Under the Age of 15 Per Year

More than 40,000 Iranian girls under the age of 15 were married during the last calendar year in Iran, according to Iranian officials, most to older men.

The number has remained relatively constant for the last 10 years, adding up to some 420,000 girls.

The girls were wed oftentimes to men more than four times their age.

The statistics were recently detailed by the head of the regime’s Social Emergency Coordination Center, Majid Arjmandi.