|Nigeria girl among thousands of divorced children|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
KADUNA, Nigeria — By the time she ran away, she bore the scars of an abused woman anywhere — a swollen face, a starved body, and, barely a year after her wedding, a divorce. But for Maimuna Abdullahi, it all happened by the time she was 14.
Maimuna is one of thousands of divorced girls in Nigeria, who were forced into marriage and have since run away or been thrown out by their husbands.
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