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Zahra’s Short and Tragic Afghan Girl Is Burned Alive After Being Bartered Away As A Child Bride
Zahra is a young girl who should be known to every person cares about liberty and the plight of young girls in many traditional Islamic areas. Zahra wanted to go to school and following her dream but she lived in Afghanistan where girls are often treated like commodities. She ended up being transferred to a family as part of a dowry at 11 and married off while in the sixth grader. She was later allegedly burned alive and died in a Kabul hospital — she was four months pregnant. The reason was that the family (which reportedly beat her savagely) was mad that she was not working hard enough.
Before she was bargained away, Zahra had performed in school dramas and was selected to perform a juggling act in…
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