Full Video |05:22

Full Video |05:22

This video features human rights defender Sonita Alizadeh, an Afghan rapper whose family tried to sell her into marriage when she was 10 and again at 16. Since escaping to the U.S., she continues to use her music and her story to speak out for girls’ rights and bring about global awareness of child marriage as a human rights violation.

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Related Topics

  • activism
  • Afghanistan
  • child marriage
  • gender inequality
  • Human rights
  • Iran
  • rap
  • RFK
  • Robert F. Kennedy
  • Sonita Alizadeh
  • speak truth to power

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