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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, center, meets with delegates from an Afghan women's civil society during an international conference on the future of Afghanistan, in Bonn, Germany, Monday, Dec. 5, 2011. Representatives of more than 90 countries and organizations are gathering to discuss the future of Afghanistan after the eventual withdrawal of foreign military forces. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, Pool)

Secret lives of child brides

The case of a tortured Afghan child bride whose treatment shocked the world has led to three members of her husband's family being jailed for 10 years, an official said on May 5. The war on women rages on in countries like Afghanistan and India, where government leaders endorse edicts calling women second-class citizens, endangering hard-won progress in women's rights.