05/04/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Nujood Ali, 10-Year-Old Divorcee, Writes About Her Trauma In New Book

For Nujood, the nightmare began at age 10 when her family told her that she would be marrying a deliveryman in his 30s. Although Nujood's mother was unhappy, she did not protest. "In our country it's the men who give the orders, and the women who follow them," Nujood writes in a powerful new autobiography just published in the United States this week, "I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced."

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