Posts by Abdulsalam Al Ahdal

Is 11-year-old ‘escaped child bride’ who took the internet by storm telling the whole truth? Doubts emerge about Yemeni girl’s story

Nada al-Ahdal said she was only saved after her uncle intervened Yemeni girl produced YouTube clip threatening to kill herself if married Parents also deny wanting to do so – but Nada still stands by her story Crunch meeting results in deal for Nada to live with parents and uncle Millions of YouTube viewers were…

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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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     À douze ans, Nada est une jeune fille épanouie. Elle vit à la campagne avec ses parents et ses six frères et sœurs, et nourrit le rêve de venir habiter à Saana, la capitale du Yémen, pour y étudier et s’épanouir.             Mais un jour, elle entend son oncle évoquer sa future union au…

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