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Child bride Kabul

The 24 year old Asifa lives in a hidden shelter in Kabul. She was the daughter of a Taliban father who sold her to a man who was 30 years older. When Asifa refused to marry him, her father stabbed her several times in the head with a knife and left her for death. Luckily she was rescued by the NGO AWSDC in Kabul

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Marielle van Uitert