Two Muslim Child Brides Seeking Divorce

Age 10 and Divorced: Nujood Ali and the Fight Against Child Brides in Yemen

I Am Nujood

Divorced Before Puberty

Nujood is a Yemeni girl, and it’s no coincidence that Yemen abounds both in child brides and in terrorists (and now, thanks to Nujood, children who have been divorced). Societies that repress women tend to be prone to violence.

The nine year old child lives with her parents and six brothers and sisters in a humble, two-roomed house overlooking the mosque built by her namesake

Arwa is the youngest of three Yemeni girls who recently went to court complaining they were married against their will and asking for divorce






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