Thousands Of Young Women In U.S. Forced Into Marriage

April 14, 2015 8:51 PM

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Thousands Of Young Women In U.S. Forced Into Marriage

Lina describes herself as strong and independent. Born in Yemen and brought to the U.S. as a toddler, the 22-year-old now works retail at a mall to pay her way through college.

"I was raised very, very Americanized. I did sports, I did community service, I worked," Lina says. (NPR is not using her full name because she fears retribution from her family.)

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