Friday, November 28, 2014


Communications / Weekly Rundown

Saving a Child Bride in Pakistan

Bibi Roza (undated photo)Bibi Roza (undated photo)
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Bibi Roza (undated photo)
Bibi Roza (undated photo)
Radio Mashaal, RFE/RL's Pakistan Service, first broke the story of little Bibi Roza, a 6-year-old girl living in Pakistan's Swat Valley who was being married off to satisfy a tribal feud. Shortly after the report by Niaz Ahmad Khan and Frud Bezhan -- and just days before the wedding was to take place -- authorities intervened and arrested those involved with organizing the marriage.
 
Read how the story unfolded and see exclusive interviews with Bibi's family at "Last-Minute Reprieve For Pakistani Child Bride."
 
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