Schoolgirl Alima Ka woke to hear voices singing and her parents by her bed, telling her they had bought her a dress.
A new frock… a luxury unheard of for teenage girls in rural Senegal.
But her joy turned to shock and horror when she saw the dress was a bridal gown and the singing came from friends and family there for HER wedding.
Alima, just 14, had no idea her father had sold her to be married to a cousin twice her age.
Read more here: http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/married-14-killed-dreams-scandal-11383600