Divorced at Age 10

A girl who was 8 or 9 walked into a courthouse alone and said, “I need a divorce.” Here’s the story:

Related, here’s Cynthia Gorney speaking about girls who are forced to marry (due to prearranged marriage) when they are as young as five. Very sad.

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  • http://nagamakironin.blogspot.com/ Michael Mock

    The juxtaposition of this post and the “Impotent, Evil, or Imaginary” graphic immediately below really struck me.

    • Schaden Freud

      Me too.

  • John C

    She’s the courageous Rosa Parks in the ‘far too young to be married’ emancipation movement. Go ahead, sit anywhere you like Miss.

    You go girl!