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Hoor*, 16, arrived in Istanbul in late June, after being smuggled from Kunduz, Afghanistan, where her uncle had plans to marry her to a much older man. After arriving in Istanbul, Hoor was raped. Organizations and individuals like this woman from United Rescues have helped put a roof over her head and settle her in Turkey. Hoor hugs the woman in this picture, who she now calls sister. Hoor is now living at a state-run orphanage and in the process of getting her Turkish residency.

*name changed to protect identity

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Hoor*, 16, arrived in Istanbul in late June, after being smuggled from Kunduz, Afghanistan, where her uncle had plans to marry her to a much older man. After arriving in Istanbul, Hoor was raped. Organizations and individuals like this woman from United Rescues have helped put a roof over her head and settle her in Turkey. Hoor hugs the woman in this picture, who she now calls sister. Hoor is now living at a state-run orphanage and in the process of getting her Turkish residency. <br />
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*name changed to protect identity