Tag: Abuse and neglect of children

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International

Half of girls in South Sudan forced to marry

CHILD BRIDE–Zali Idy, 12, poses in her bedroom in the remote village of Hawkantaki, Niger. Zali was married in 2011. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay-file) by Charlton Doki Associated Press Writer JUBA, South Sudan (AP) ā€” The 17-year-old beaten to death for refusing to marry a man old enough to be her grandfather. The teen dragged by her family to be raped to force her into marrying an elderly man.