Thursday, June 02, 2011

The secret world of child brides

"Sexual intercourse appeared to have ruptured the girl's internal organs, hospital officials said. She had bled to death. She was 13 years old."

So concludes a compelling article in National Geographic on the horrors and realities of child marriage. You can read the article here, and view the accompanying photo gallery here. I recommend that you do so.

[Found on Boing Boing.]

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