11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Flees Home to Avoid Marriage

11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl Flees Home to Avoid Marriage

A three-minute video clip was posted on YouTube of an 11-year-old Yemeni girl describing why she was running away from home to live with her uncle.

Her Name is Nada Al-Ahdal, she says she had no other choice but to run away from home, to avoid being married to a much older man. The Internet has helped give this girl a voice and her video began circulating in news stories across the world. The video reached over 4 million hits in less than 3 days.

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