Nujood Ali

Nujood Ali was the first child bride in Yemen to win a divorce, an event that she wrote about in the autobiography I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced. Named a Glamour woman of the year in 2008, Ali has been profiled in The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and Time magazine. She lives in Yemen.

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Author: Nujood Ali | Narrator: Meera Simhan
Release Date: March 02, 2010
“I’m a simple village girl who has always obeyed the orders of my father and brothers. Since forever, I have learned to say yes to everything. Today I have decided to say no.”
 
Nujood Ali's childhood came to an abrupt end in 2008 when her father arranged for her to be married to a man three times her age.
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