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Biography[ edit ] Nujood Ali was nine when her parents arranged a marriage to Faez Ali Thamer, a man in his thirties.
On the advice of her father's second wife, she went directly to court to seek a divorce. For the lawyer, it was the continuation of a struggle begun with the opening of her practice in Sana'a in the s as the first Yemeni law office headed by a woman.
She built her clientele by offering services to female prisoners. She returned to school in the fall of with plans to become a lawyer.
Media reports also questioned whether proceeds from the book were in fact coming to the family. At this time, Ali and her younger sister were attending private school full-time.
Introducing the work, New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof praised the work done to raise awareness regarding such societal problems as terrorism, associated with polygamy and child marriage, saying, "little girls like Nujood may prove more effective than missiles at defeating terrorists.
Her father has also arranged a marriage for her younger sister, Haifa. As of JuneAli, now sixteen, has unofficially changed her name from Nujood, which means "hidden," to Nojoom, which means "stars in the sky.
Her education wasn't advanced as originally planned, due to her refusal to attend school. Additionally, her family has been said to have pressured her to demand more money.JUSTICE “I am Nujood, age 10 and divorced” is a book about, Nujood Ali, a ten-year old Yemeni girl who is forced into an arrange marriage set up by her father to a repulsive man, three times her age/5().
I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced was written by Nujood Ali with Delphine Minoui.
It is the true story of a ten-year-old Yemeni girl named Nujood. The story takes place in a rustic village called Khardji, Yemen.
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Mar 04, · For Nujood, the nightmare began at age 10 when her family told her that she would be marrying a deliveryman in his 30s. Although Nujood’s mother was unhappy, she did not protest.
I am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced Plot-Nujood is born in Khardji, Yemen.
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Characters Setting Nujood is the protagonist, main character and narrator of the story. Nujood Mohammed Ali Nujood has become a central figure for the movement against forced marriages and child brides in Yemen.