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My Body My Rights: Country Cases

Headline Title:  My Body My Rights: Country Cases 06 March 2014 11 years old, forced into marriage, abused for resisting sexual exploitationSahar Gul told Amnesty International she was just 11 years old when her family sold her as a child bride to a 30-year-old man. Her husband, Ghulam Saki, was a soldier serving in the Afghan national army. He bought her for some 260,000 AFN (about $4,600 USD), and took her to the house he lived in with his family.“I was married when I was just 11 years old. I was very little, I didn’t know how married life is and what happens after the wedding. When…

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