Meet the woman protecting women in Yemen

SANA'A, Yemen –Bushra was only 14 years old when her family arranged achild marriage to an older man, and a year later she became pregnant. She was a mother of six when her husband lost his job.Suddenly the family could not make ends meet in war-torn Yemen, where the economy had collapsed.At first she had to pull her kids out of school and teach them at home. Bushra worried about how to buy school supplies like books.
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