Secret lives of child brides

Associated Press
FILE- In this Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012 file photo, Afghan doctors, unseen, dress the tortured ear of Sahar Gul, 15-year-old at a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan. The in-laws of a child bride who became the bruised and bloodied face of women's rights in Afghanistan have been sentenced to 10 years in prison for torture, abuse and human rights violations, a judge said Saturday, May 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq, File)

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The case of a tortured Afghan child bride whose treatment shocked the world has led to three members of her husband's family being jailed for 10 years, an official said on May 5. The war on women rages on in countries like Afghanistan and India, where government leaders endorse edicts calling women second-class citizens, endangering hard-won progress in women's rights.

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