Gabriella was born and raised in the UK. At the age of 13 she was taken to Yemen by her father and sold as a Child bride. She escaped back to the UK 17 years later with her five children.
She now works with <a href="http://tooyoungtowed.org/"><i>Too Young to Wed</i></a>, a non profit organization who pledge to do everything it can to end child marriage.
She is a passionate advocate for women's rights and work alongside many different charities and organizations in the UK campaigning and raising awareness on the harmful practices of child/forced marriage and violence against women.
She have also written her memoirs: <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/A-Fathers-Betrayal-Gabriella-Gillespie/dp/1909477184"><i>"A Father's Betrayal"</i></a>
Child brides of the world I wish the wind could carry my voice to reach each and every one of you, I’d tell you to never give up, and hope that one day things will change for the better. There is nothing more powerful than hope....
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