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Man’s ‘marriage’ to mentally and physically disabled woman in China less than half his age could be rape, lawyer says

Chinese authorities have refused to allow a man to marry a mentally handicapped woman less than half his age – but said it was fine for them to live together.The decision has created controversy after a disturbing video of the couple’s “wedding” emerged online. Many expressed concern the man, surnamed Zhang, was now engaged in a sexual relationship with the woman despite her inability to consent.In the video published online the “groom” is seen wiping tears from the visibly distressed woman’s…


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