Yemeni Girl, 11: I Ran Away to Avoid Marriage

Nada Al-Ahdal says she won't be a child bride

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 31, 2013 7:03 AM CDT

(Newser) – Nada Al-Ahdal came to the world's attention when she released a two-and-a-half-minute YouTube video railing against child marriage in Yemen—and claiming she ran away from home to avoid being forced to marry at age 11. "Death would be a better option for... More »

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