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11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Speaks, Internet Listens

Charles Clymer | Posted 09.20.2013 | World
Charles Clymer

We can only hope that Nada's words will spur greater action by world leaders to halt the horrifying practice of child marriage and the human trafficking epidemic that feeds it.

Yemen's Sacrificial Child Brides

Madeline Wheeler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Madeline Wheeler

Widespread child marriage in Yemen is essentially legalized, sexual-exploitation of children. The UN needs to do more than be "deeply concerned."

International Women's Day: 11 Women Who Are Changing The World (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today is International Women's Day. March 8 is set aside to commemorate the achievements of women in politics, science and social change. At HuffPost...

Nujood Ali: 12-Year-Old Divorcee Takes A Stand Against Child Marriage

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Nujood Ali is a 12-year-old girl from Yemen. She lived with her parents and went to school and lived, by most reasonable accounts, a normal life. Ther...

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

The New York Times | NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

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 u...

Nujood Ali: Yemen Blocks Ex-Child Bride's Trip To Austria

AP | VERONIKA OLEKSYN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

VIENNA — Yemen has barred a former child bride from being honored in Austria, saying she is too young to travel alone. When she was less than 1...