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I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced (Paperback) by Nujood Ali

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“I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.” Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married to a man three times her age. With harrowing directness, Nujood tells of abuse at her husband's hands and of her daring escape. With the help of local advocates and the press, Nujood obtained her freedom—an extraordinary achievement in Yemen, where almost half of all girls are married under the legal age. Nujood's courageous defiance of both Yemeni customs and her own family has inspired other young girls in the Middle East to challenge their marriages. Hers is an unforgettable story of tragedy, triumph, and courage.
Number of Pages: 188
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Social Science
Sub-Genre: Sociology / Marriage + Family, General, Personal Memoirs, Islamic Studies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Broadway Books
Author: ALI, NUJOOD
Language: English
Street Date: March 2, 2010
TCIN: 11874685
UPC: 9780307589675
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-3172
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