Khadija al-Salami

Khadija al-Salami, is the first Yemeni female film producer. Al-Salami resides in Paris, France. At an early age, al-Salami was sent to live with relatives after her mother divorced her father over severe domestic abuse. At age 11, she was forced by her uncle into an early marriage and was raped by her husband. Some weeks later, after much protest and disobedience, her husband returned her to her uncle, who immediately disowned her and returned her to her sing...

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