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US Human Trafficking: Kidnapped Cousins

These girls appear to have come from loving homes.  Other girls and boys do not…. or they feel they do not.  My heart goes out to all of the children who are forced into prostitution.  And, apparently, it’s going on … Continue reading

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Brides by Force

“It will hardly surprise anyone that bride-snatching is illegal in Kyrgyzstan, but when you look at sentencing, the reality paints a far different picture.  A sheep’s life is worth four times more than a young woman’s.  The custom — in … Continue reading

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National Geographic Live! : Too Young to Wed

This is the fascinating story behind the film, “Too Young to Wed.”  There are also additional photos, which are amazing. “Photographer Stephanie Sinclair and writer Cynthia Gorney investigate the world of prearranged child marriage, where girls as young as five … Continue reading

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Too Young to Wed: The Secret World of Child Brides

“Every year, throughout the world, millions of young girls are forced into marriage.  Child marriage is outlawed in many countries and international agreements forbid the practice yet this tradition still spans continents, language, religion and caste. Over an eight-year period, … Continue reading

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11-Yr-Old Girl Flees Home to Avoid Forced Marriage

This poignant video is entitled, “11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl, Nada Al-Ahdal, Flees Home to Avoid Forced Marriage:  I’d Rather Kill Myself.”  The video is #3919 from Memri TV dated July 8, 2013. For more info on this unverified story, here’s one … Continue reading

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