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Afghan Tradition of Selling Young Girls as Brides

August 21, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

For the Economist’s slide show on Afghanistan’s child brides, see
http://audiovideo.economist.com

Scroll down to the photo shown in the article below of 11-year old Ghulam Haider glancing apprehensively as she sees her middle-aged husband for the first time.

Economist article on child brides (PDF, 1 MB)


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