Child Brides Flogged In Afghanistan For Running Away From Illegal Marriages

07/31/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • New York Times

The ordeal of Afghanistan's child brides illustrates an uncomfortable truth. What in most countries would be considered a criminal offense is in many parts of Afghanistan a cultural norm, one which the government has been either unable or unwilling to challenge effectively.

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