Friday, July 12, 2013

11 year old runs from home to escape marriage

Almost half of Yemen‬'s female population are married off before they are 18! Many factors must be addressed to eliminate Yemen's ‪‎child marriage‬ epidemic. However, young girls sometimes have the courage and determination to break the silence and say no! Blogger Alaa Al-Eryani writes (read here) a touching story of Nada, the 11-years-old who did the impossible to escape being married off.