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Afghan Child Bride Traded to Pay Opium Debt

January 15, 2012


By Fariba NawaWeNews guest authorSunday, January 15, 2012 Afghanistan’s opium trade impacts the daily lives of Afghans like nothing else, says Fariba Nawa in her book “Opium Nation.” In this excerpt she shares the story of Darya, a girl who was sold into marriage to settle an opium debt. (WOMENSENEWS)–In the summer of 2003, I […]