FROM IRAQ

Underage marriage in Iraq

Friday, 15 November 2013

Tribal laws and increasing poverty have contributed to an increase in underage marriage among Iraqi girls. This episode hosts one such girl, who appears on camera with her face and voice disguised. She talks about her marriage, childbearing and how she got divorced at the age of 17.

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From Iraq By: Mayssoun Noueihed

From Iraq is a socio-political humanitarian program which aims to uncover the realities from within the war-torn country. It follows the daily sufferings of the Iraqi people, fortified with real images, confessions from witnesses and analytical reports.

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