Washington- After being sold into marriage to a 40 year old Saudi man by her stepfather, Rawan, an 8 year old Yemeni girl, died after sustaining injuries imposed by her ‘husband’ whilst consummating the marriage—according to a report by RTL Info.

Nadia Elboubkri is a graduate of Temple University where she holds a Bachelor of the Arts in Political Science with a focus on Middle Eastern studies and political economy.