Jan 3 2009
8-yr old Yemeni girl beaten, raped by her ‘husband.’
Forced to marry a man 3 times her age, Nujood Ali escaped, and found a human rights lawyer to help her get a divorce.. Under Sharia Law, her husband received compensation from the family, and was never prosecuted.
Her family believes Nujood’s actions have dishonored the family and she has been stigmatized for life.
Escape from a forced marriage.
Zahida Minhas, a 16-year old girl who is 9months pregnant and living in a safe house, was sold into a forced marriage by her mother. As Zahida’s delivery date rapidly approaches, she fears that her “husband” will find and kill her, while her mother, threatens to take the baby.
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“Please help me get a divorce, next time he will kill me.”
12-year old Muslim girl fears for her life from the pedophile husband she was forced to marry. Look at the scars on this beautiful child:
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Muslim fathers often sell their young daughters into marriage with an older man to pay off a debt.
CNN report reveals that an 8 year old girl is forced to marry a 47 year old man to fix a debt. The more shocking part is that Saudi law has no way to stop this kind of crime.
Forced marriage at age 14 nearly killed her.
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