Explanatory statement about Siyaj Organization rumors

Clarification on retooling the negative standing of Siyaj Organization against me Freedom and peace for all supporters of freedom and peace, I noticed in the past few days that a Facebook post was re-published written by Ahmed Al Qurashi, the president of Siyaj Childhood Protection Organization three years ago, and although I did not find […]

Nada al-Ahdal, 11-Year-Old Yemeni Girl, Protests Child Marriage On YouTube [VIDEO]

By William Cannon Nada al-Ahdal protest child marriage on YouTube. Screenshot from YouTube In a powerful video posted to YouTube an 11-year-old Yemeni girl by the name of Nada al-Ahdal protest against child marriage and running away from home to escape from marrying an older man. RELATED: Children of Immigrants Come Out Ahead of Peers Nada explains that she has ran away from home […]

Meet Nada al-Ahdal from ‪#‎Yemen‬. Nada is 11 years old; she ran away from her family to escape an arranged marriage.

 Check out the video and Nada’s brave and brutally honest statement against ‪#‎childmarriage‬: http://bit.ly/18uZgX9 Despite national laws and international agreements, child marriage remains a real and present threat to the ‪#‎humanrights‬, lives and health of children, especially girls, in more than a hundred countries. One in three girls in low and middle-income countries (excluding China) will […]

‘I’m better off dead’: 11-year-old Yemeni girl escapes arranged marriage

A video posted online by an 11-year-old Yemeni girl has gained worldwide attention after she claimed she ran away from her family to escape an arranged marriage. Nada al-Ahdal said she was saved from the arrangement only after her uncle intervened, the Daily Mail reported. “Go ahead and marry me off. I’ll kill myself,” she says in the […]

Girl’s online plea highlights plight of Yemen’s child brides

In a three-minute video posted online, Nada al-Ahdal, a slight and pretty 11-year-old girl, has caught the attention of millions in her home country, Yemen, and abroad, as she tells her story. Sitting in a car, she speaks to the camera eloquently and forcefully, and tells of an alleged attempt by her parents to forcibly […]

Nada Al-Ahdal, The Yemeni Girl Whose 2013 Video, Translated By MEMRI, Of Her Escape From A Forced Marriage Went Viral, Establishes Foundation To Protect Children

Four years after her 2013 escape from a forced marriage at age 11, immortalized in a video that was translated by MEMRI TV and that went viral, Nada Al-Ahdal has established The Nada Foundation to protect and defend children’s rights in Yemen. In the viral video, originally posted to YouTube on July 8, 2013, Nada appealed to viewers to […]

Remember Nada Al-Ahdal? Here She Is Today

Nada al-Ahdal was just 11-years old in July of 2013 when she fled her family home in Yemen to avoid a forced marriage with a 26-year-old man. As she was escaping, she made a video explaining how a marriage at this age would have destroyed her prospects of getting an education and ruined her life as […]

wikipedia | Nada Alahdal

Nada Al-Ahdal (born March 3, 2003) is a human rights activist and resident of Yemen known for escaping two different child marriage pacts her parents had made for her. In 2013, al-Ahdal posted a YouTube video decrying child marriage and her being forced into marriage contracts, which quickly went viral and prompted coverage of Yemen’s continued practice of child marriage. First marriage pact […]