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  • >>> WE'RE BACK WITH OUR WORLD

  • >>> WE'RE BACK WITH OUR WORLD

  • >>> WE'RE BACK WITH OUR WORLD LEAD.

  • LEAD.

  • LEAD. A DISTRESSING STORY OUT OF

  • A DISTRESSING STORY OUT OF

  • A DISTRESSING STORY OUT OF AFGHANISTAN SHOWING THE HARSH

  • AFGHANISTAN SHOWING THE HARSH

  • AFGHANISTAN SHOWING THE HARSH REALITY OF THE HUMANITARIAN

  • REALITY OF THE HUMANITARIAN

  • REALITY OF THE HUMANITARIAN CRISIS ENGULFING THE COUNTRY,

  • CRISIS ENGULFING THE COUNTRY,

  • CRISIS ENGULFING THE COUNTRY, ESPECIALLY POST-TALIBAN RULE.

  • ESPECIALLY POST-TALIBAN RULE.

  • ESPECIALLY POST-TALIBAN RULE. DESPERATE FAMILIES SO

  • DESPERATE FAMILIES SO

  • DESPERATE FAMILIES SO IMPOVERISHED THEY TELL CNN THEY

  • IMPOVERISHED THEY TELL CNN THEY

  • IMPOVERISHED THEY TELL CNN THEY HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO SELL THEIR

  • HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO SELL THEIR

  • HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO SELL THEIR YOUNG DAUGHTERS INTO SOME

  • YOUNG DAUGHTERS INTO SOME

  • YOUNG DAUGHTERS INTO SOME TWISTED FORM OF MARRIAGE IN THIS

  • TWISTED FORM OF MARRIAGE IN THIS

  • TWISTED FORM OF MARRIAGE IN THIS EXCLUSIVE REPORT CNN WITNESSES

  • EXCLUSIVE REPORT CNN WITNESSES

  • EXCLUSIVE REPORT CNN WITNESSES THE TRAGIC FATE FACING THESE

  • THE TRAGIC FATE FACING THESE

  • THE TRAGIC FATE FACING THESE HELPLESS LITTLE GIRLS IN THIS

  • HELPLESS LITTLE GIRLS IN THIS

  • HELPLESS LITTLE GIRLS IN THIS CULTURE WHERE GIRLS AND WOMEN

  • CULTURE WHERE GIRLS AND WOMEN

  • CULTURE WHERE GIRLS AND WOMEN ARE TOO OFTEN TREATED

  • ARE TOO OFTEN TREATED

  • ARE TOO OFTEN TREATED HORRIFICALLY.

  • HORRIFICALLY.

  • HORRIFICALLY. THE PARENTS GAVE US FULL ACCESS

  • THE PARENTS GAVE US FULL ACCESS

  • THE PARENTS GAVE US FULL ACCESS AND PERMISSION TO TALK TO THE

  • AND PERMISSION TO TALK TO THE

  • AND PERMISSION TO TALK TO THE CHILDREN AND SHOW THEIR FACES

  • CHILDREN AND SHOW THEIR FACES

  • CHILDREN AND SHOW THEIR FACES BECAUSE THEY SAY THEY CANNOT

  • BECAUSE THEY SAY THEY CANNOT

  • BECAUSE THEY SAY THEY CANNOT CHANGE THE PRACTICE THEMSELVES.

  • CHANGE THE PRACTICE THEMSELVES.

  • CHANGE THE PRACTICE THEMSELVES. CNN'S ANNA COREN REPORTS.

  • CNN'S ANNA COREN REPORTS.

  • CNN'S ANNA COREN REPORTS. >> Reporter: IN THIS DESOLATE

  • >> Reporter: IN THIS DESOLATE

  • >> Reporter: IN THIS DESOLATE LANDSCAPE, NOT A SCRAP OF

  • LANDSCAPE, NOT A SCRAP OF

  • LANDSCAPE, NOT A SCRAP OF VEGETATION IN SIGHT.

  • VEGETATION IN SIGHT.

  • VEGETATION IN SIGHT. A MAKESHIFT CAMP FOR THE

  • A MAKESHIFT CAMP FOR THE

  • A MAKESHIFT CAMP FOR THE INTERNALLY DISPLACED.

  • INTERNALLY DISPLACED.

  • INTERNALLY DISPLACED. AMONG ITS RESIDENTS, 9-YEAR-OLD

  • AMONG ITS RESIDENTS, 9-YEAR-OLD

  • AMONG ITS RESIDENTS, 9-YEAR-OLD PAWANA.

  • PAWANA.

  • PAWANA. HER BRIGHT PINK DRESS, SQUEALS

  • HER BRIGHT PINK DRESS, SQUEALS

  • HER BRIGHT PINK DRESS, SQUEALS OF LAUGHTER AND CHILDHOOD GAMES.

  • OF LAUGHTER AND CHILDHOOD GAMES.

  • OF LAUGHTER AND CHILDHOOD GAMES. A RUSE TO THE HORRORS UNFOLDING

  • A RUSE TO THE HORRORS UNFOLDING

  • A RUSE TO THE HORRORS UNFOLDING IN THIS INHOSPITABLE

  • IN THIS INHOSPITABLE

  • IN THIS INHOSPITABLE ENVIRONMENT.

  • ENVIRONMENT.

  • ENVIRONMENT. HER FAMILY MOVED TO THIS CAMP

  • HER FAMILY MOVED TO THIS CAMP

  • HER FAMILY MOVED TO THIS CAMP FOUR YEARS AGO AFTER HER FATHER

  • FOUR YEARS AGO AFTER HER FATHER

  • FOUR YEARS AGO AFTER HER FATHER LOST HIS JOB.

  • LOST HIS JOB.

  • LOST HIS JOB. HUMANITARIAN AID AND MENIAL WORK

  • HUMANITARIAN AID AND MENIAL WORK

  • HUMANITARIAN AID AND MENIAL WORK EARNING $3 A DAY PROVIDING THE

  • EARNING $3 A DAY PROVIDING THE

  • EARNING $3 A DAY PROVIDING THE BASIC STAPLES TO SURVIVE.

  • BASIC STAPLES TO SURVIVE.

  • BASIC STAPLES TO SURVIVE. BUT SINCE THE TALIBAN TAKEOVER,

  • BUT SINCE THE TALIBAN TAKEOVER,

  • BUT SINCE THE TALIBAN TAKEOVER, 2 1/2 MONTHS AGO, ANY MONEY OR

  • 2 1/2 MONTHS AGO, ANY MONEY OR

  • 2 1/2 MONTHS AGO, ANY MONEY OR ASSISTANCE HAS DRIED UP.

  • ASSISTANCE HAS DRIED UP.

  • ASSISTANCE HAS DRIED UP. AND WITH EIGHT MOUTHS TO FEED,

  • AND WITH EIGHT MOUTHS TO FEED,

  • AND WITH EIGHT MOUTHS TO FEED, HER FATHER IS NOW DOING THE

  • HER FATHER IS NOW DOING THE

  • HER FATHER IS NOW DOING THE UNTHINKABLE.

  • UNTHINKABLE.

  • UNTHINKABLE. I HAVE NO WORK, NO MONEY, NO

  • I HAVE NO WORK, NO MONEY, NO

  • I HAVE NO WORK, NO MONEY, NO FOOD.

  • FOOD.

  • FOOD. I HAVE TO SELL MY DAUGHTER, HE

  • I HAVE TO SELL MY DAUGHTER, HE

  • I HAVE TO SELL MY DAUGHTER, HE SAYS.

  • SAYS.

  • SAYS. I HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE.

  • I HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE.

  • I HAVE NO OTHER CHOICE. PAWANA WHO DREAMS OF GOING TO

  • PAWANA WHO DREAMS OF GOING TO

  • PAWANA WHO DREAMS OF GOING TO SCHOOL AND BECOMING A TEACH,

  • SCHOOL AND BECOMING A TEACH,

  • SCHOOL AND BECOMING A TEACH, APPLIES MAKEUP.

  • APPLIES MAKEUP.

  • APPLIES MAKEUP. A FAVORITE PASTIME FOR LITTLE

  • A FAVORITE PASTIME FOR LITTLE

  • A FAVORITE PASTIME FOR LITTLE GIRLS.

  • GIRLS.

  • GIRLS. BUT SHE KNOWS SHE'S PREPARING

  • BUT SHE KNOWS SHE'S PREPARING

  • BUT SHE KNOWS SHE'S PREPARING FOR WHAT AWAITS HER.

  • FOR WHAT AWAITS HER.

  • FOR WHAT AWAITS HER. MY FATHER HAS SOLD ME BECAUSE WE

  • MY FATHER HAS SOLD ME BECAUSE WE

  • MY FATHER HAS SOLD ME BECAUSE WE DON'T HAVE BREAD, RICE AND

  • DON'T HAVE BREAD, RICE AND

  • DON'T HAVE BREAD, RICE AND FLOWER.

  • FLOWER.

  • FLOWER. HE'S SOLD ME TO AN OLD MAN.

  • HE'S SOLD ME TO AN OLD MAN.

  • HE'S SOLD ME TO AN OLD MAN. THE WHITE BEARDED MAN WHO CLAIMS

  • THE WHITE BEARDED MAN WHO CLAIMS

  • THE WHITE BEARDED MAN WHO CLAIMS HE'S 55 YEARS OLD COMES TO

  • HE'S 55 YEARS OLD COMES TO

  • HE'S 55 YEARS OLD COMES TO COLLECT HER.

  • COLLECT HER.

  • COLLECT HER. HE'S BOUGHT HER FOR 200,000

  • HE'S BOUGHT HER FOR 200,000

  • HE'S BOUGHT HER FOR 200,000 AFGHANIS, JUST OVER 200,000 U.S.

  • AFGHANIS, JUST OVER 200,000 U.S.

  • AFGHANIS, JUST OVER 200,000 U.S. DOLLARS.

  • DOLLARS.

  • DOLLARS. COVERED UP, PARWANA WHIPPERS AS

  • COVERED UP, PARWANA WHIPPERS AS

  • COVERED UP, PARWANA WHIPPERS AS HER MOTHER HOLDS HER.

  • HER MOTHER HOLDS HER.

  • HER MOTHER HOLDS HER. THIS IS YOUR BRIDE.

  • THIS IS YOUR BRIDE.

  • THIS IS YOUR BRIDE. PLEASE TAKE OF HER.

  • PLEASE TAKE OF HER.

  • PLEASE TAKE OF HER. OF COURSE, I WILL TAKE CARE OF

  • OF COURSE, I WILL TAKE CARE OF

  • OF COURSE, I WILL TAKE CARE OF HER, REPLIES THE MAN.

  • HER, REPLIES THE MAN.

  • HER, REPLIES THE MAN. HIS LARGE HANDS GRAB HER SMALL

  • HIS LARGE HANDS GRAB HER SMALL

  • HIS LARGE HANDS GRAB HER SMALL FRAME.

  • FRAME.

  • FRAME. PARWANA TRIES TO PULL AWAY.

  • PARWANA TRIES TO PULL AWAY.

  • PARWANA TRIES TO PULL AWAY. AS HE CARRIES HER ONLY BAG OF

  • AS HE CARRIES HER ONLY BAG OF

  • AS HE CARRIES HER ONLY BAG OF BELONGSINGS SHE AGAIN RESISTS.

  • BELONGSINGS SHE AGAIN RESISTS.

  • BELONGSINGS SHE AGAIN RESISTS. DIGGING HER HEELS INTO THE DIRT,

  • DIGGING HER HEELS INTO THE DIRT,

  • DIGGING HER HEELS INTO THE DIRT, BUT IT'S FUTILE.

  • BUT IT'S FUTILE.

  • BUT IT'S FUTILE. THE FATE OF THIS SMALL HELPLESS

  • THE FATE OF THIS SMALL HELPLESS

  • THE FATE OF THIS SMALL HELPLESS CHILD HAS BEEN SEALED.

  • CHILD HAS BEEN SEALED.

  • CHILD HAS BEEN SEALED. CHILD MARRIAGE IS NOTHING NEW IN

  • CHILD MARRIAGE IS NOTHING NEW IN

  • CHILD MARRIAGE IS NOTHING NEW IN POOR, RURAL PARTS OF

  • POOR, RURAL PARTS OF

  • POOR, RURAL PARTS OF AFGHANISTAN, BUT HUMAN RIGHTS

  • AFGHANISTAN, BUT HUMAN RIGHTS

  • AFGHANISTAN, BUT HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVISTS ARE REPORTING