An Afghan nightmare: Forced to marry your rapist

By Nick Paton Walsh, CNN

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Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)It is an unimaginably hideous outcome.

To be raped by your cousin’s husband; be jailed for adultery as your attacker was married; to suffer the ignominy of global uproar about your jailing and assault, but be pardoned by presidential decree; and then to endure the shame and rejection from a conservative society that somehow held you to blame.

The solution in this society? Marry your attacker.

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