A memoir has been released detailing the experiences of a young Yemeni girl who made history after divorcing a man she was forced to marry.
New York (WiredPRNews.com) – A 12 year-old Yemeni girl who received global attention after divorcing an adult man she was forced to marry is set to read her memoir after it is published in Arabic. As reported by Reuters, Nujood Ali’s ordeal at 9 years old, in which she was forced into marriage and assaulted, is detailed in the book “I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced,” which is set to be published in 19 languages total following its initial publication in France.
Nujood is quoted by Reuters as stating via a translated email of reading the book, “I do not know what is in it, except what I have been told about. I am still waiting to read it in my own language… But I guess it is important to have my story come out to the rest of the world.”
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