Posts by Abdulsalam Al Ahdal

صور من معاناة فتيات أمريكيات في مؤسسة ندى للطفولة

أهدت الدكتورة الأمريكية من أصول يمنية بدور محرم مجموعة أعمال فنية عن زواج القاصرات في أمريكا لـ مؤسسة ندى لحماية حقوق الطفل في اليمن، على اعتبار أنها من أكبر المؤسسات العاملة في هذا المجال باليمن. وتعرض الصور مجموعة من القصص الإنسانية لفتيات تعرضن لظاهرة الزواج المبكر في المجتمع الأمريكي وما رافق ذلك من آثار نفسية مؤلمة…

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Our Dreams Thrive” a project for end child marriage through education

a project that is the first of its kind in Yemen, Nada Foundation Educating Displaced Girls English Language and Children’s Rights Nada Foundation for Children’s Rights launched the project of “Our Dreams Come True” that aims to educate girls in the Republic of Yemen and gives priority to beneficiaries in Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps.…

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Child marriages: Video of pleading Yemeni girl is just the tip of the iceberg

Eleven-year-old Nada al-Ahdal may have escaped her arranged marriage to a much older man, but every year, millions of underage Yemeni girls don’t. That’s perhaps the ultimate takeaway of a chilling video that rocketed to the top of YouTube and Reddit on Monday. In it, al-Ahdal — a skinny, baby-faced 11-year-old whose parents tried twice to sell…

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BBC: Girl’s online plea highlights plight of Yemen’s child brides

In a three-minute video posted online, Nada al-Ahdal, a slight and pretty 11-year-old girl, has caught the attention of millions in her home country, Yemen, and abroad, as she tells her story. Sitting in a car, she speaks to the camera eloquently and forcefully, and tells of an alleged attempt by her parents to forcibly…

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Nada on Wikipedia

Nada al-Ahdal is a resident of Yemen known for escaping two different child marriage pacts her parents had made for her. In 2013, al-Ahdal posted a YouTube video decrying child marriage and her being forced into marriage contracts, which quickly went viral and prompted coverage of Yemen’s continued practice of child marriage. First marriage pact According to Nada al-Ahdal and her uncle Abdel…

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Nada Al-Ahdal: You’re Brave ForStanding Up To Your Forced Marriage

With her incredibly courageous decision to flee her home to avoid being forced into a marriage, 11-year-old Nada spoke out about her traumatic ordeal —  and inspired people around the world. Watch her incredible video. Nada Al-Ahdal, 11, fled her family in Yemen when she learned that they were going to force her into marriage.…

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