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#Music4Dev: Afghan Woman Rapper Campaigns to End Forced Child Marriage

July 6, 2016

Sonita Alizadeh brought her campaign to end forced child marriage to the World Bank Group Fragility Forum 2016. Sonita herself escaped a marriage her parents had planned for her through her music, inspired by Iranian and American rappers. Her story is documented in the music video “Brides for Sale,” which brought international attention to this cause.