I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced Quotes

Nujood Ali
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Poor people are so hungry they’ve got stones where their hears should be, and no time to feel pity for the fates of others.
-- Nujood (Chapter 1)

Importance: This quotation captures the culture in which Nujood lived.

When she was about sixteen, Shoya, my mother, married my father, Ali Mohammad al-Ahdel, without a word of protest. And when he decided four years later to enlarge the family by choosing a second wife, my mother obediently accepted his decision.
-- Nujood (Chapter 2)

Importance: This quote underscores the life that awaits a Yemeni woman; and, she dares not protest it.

In a few hours, I will be divorced. Divorced! Free again. Without a husband, without that dread of finding myself alone, at nightfall, in the same bedroom with HIM. Without that fear of suffering, over and over, that same torment.
-- Nujood (Chapter 3)

Importance: These are Nujood’s thoughts when she was hopeful that a powerful judge would help her escape from her...

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