Many families are 'selling' off girls in war-torn Yemen to avoid starvation.
The video shows a mother who managed to get away with her daughter after her father was willing to marry her off to a man aged 70.
- She's only 10 and won't survive this marriage, her mother says.
A military intervention was launched by Saudi Arabia in 2015, leading a coalition of nine African and Middle East countries, to influence the outcome of the Yemeni Civil War in favour of the government of President Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. Code-named Operation Decisive Storm, the intervention initially consisted of a bombing campaign on Houthi Rebels and later saw a naval blockade and the deployment of ground forces into Yemen.
The war has received widespread criticism and had a dramatic worsening effect on the humanitarian situation, that has reached the level of a "humanitarian disaster."
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