Daughters For Sale

Women in the World

“In my country a good girl should be silent, don’t talk about her future, and listen to her family even if they say you have to marry him or him or him. A good girl is like a dog, who they play with. But I am a singer and I want a shiny future,” said Afghan rapper and activist Sonita Alizadeh, who was 10 when her mother first considered selling her.

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