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Child Brides Flogged In Afghanistan For Running Away From Illegal Marriages


First Posted: 07/31/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 05:40 PM ET

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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Filed by T.J. Ortenzi  |