AfghanistanChild Marriage

Girl saved from forced marriage

9 Apr, 2014

Six year old Naghma is married off to pay for a $2,500 dollar debt. Her father, Taj Mohammed borrows the money to pay for medical bills when his wife becomes ill. Unable to repay the debt, the only solution is to marry the six year old to the money lender’s 19 year old son. A U.S. lawyer helps the family out of the deal.

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