What really happened to Parwana? CNN revisits the controversial story of a young Afghan bride.
On November 1st, CNN broadcast a report tells a story about an Afghan family, facing desperate poverty, who sold their young daughter to an elderly man. The segment shows the girl, face made up, physically resisting as the man leads her away, while the money between the two families has changed hands. The heart-pounding sight, said anchor Jake Tapper, underscored the “harsh reality of the humanitarian crisis engulfing the country”. The girl’s father told CNN he “had no choice.”
https://www.washingtonpost.com/media/2021/12/04/media-cnn-parwana-afghan-child-marriage/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_lifestyle What really happened to Parwana? CNN revisits the controversial story of a young Afghan bride.