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Nujood Ali

Author of I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced

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Nujood Ali grew up in the village of Khardji, Yemen, until her family was forced from the village after the rape of her sister. Living in poverty in Sana'a, the capital city, she was forced into an illegal marriage with a man approximately three times her age. After pleading to be allowed to visit her parents, she fled, at the advice of her father's second wife, to the court, where she was given shelter by the judges. Advised by activist lawyer Shada Nasser, she made international headlines by winning a divorce. Named a Glamour Woman of the Year in 2008, she has been profiled in the
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