Clash of Values Emerges After Afghan Child Bride Burns to Death

After being married off in sixth grade, Zahra arrived at the central hospital in Ghor with burns over 90 percent of her body. She died six days later, on Saturday, in a Kabul hospital. She was four months pregnant, and she was 14 years old, her father said. Read more about the protests and rising tensions surrounding child marriage and the tragic death of this young girl here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/19/world/asia/afghanistan-zahra-child-marriage.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share

 

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