All posts tagged with: Child Marriage

Let's Talk About "Child Marriage"

Posted December 1, 2013 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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“Giving birth to a child while myself being a child was the most painful experience of my life,” said Rubina, a woman from Pakistan who had been married at 12 years old. She was interviewed by the team of Girls Not Brides – The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, on this website (http://www.girlsnotbrides.org/girls-voices/rubinas-story-pakistan/). Before we get to the causes and the impact of child marriage, I think we should learn about the meaning. Child marriage, a...


"The first documentary that I did was when I was 7"

Posted December 9, 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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Interview with Shruti Rai, a young film maker from India. Watch Shruti's film "Maina: The Little Bride" here. What is your video about? This video is about the child marriage issue in the rural and remote areas of India. It is the story of a girl "Maina" whose father decided to fix her marriage at an early age. Why did you make this video? What motivated you to make it? My school SVISG in India is closely working with CHINH Early Education Web Channel that has integrate...


“Now imagine this continuing for generation after generation”

Posted January 2, 2014 Avatar Mariana G

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This is the video after the other one I posted. Just think of what a girl can do when she has the opportunity to do so.


Should marriage be a way out for rapists?

Posted January 10, 2014 Avatar Chima F. Madu

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“He who, without violence, threat or fraud, abducts or deceives a minor under 18 years of age, shall be punished by imprisonment for 1 to 5 years and a fine of 200 to 500 dirhams. If the nubile who was removed or deceived marries her abductor, he can no longer be prosecuted except by the persons empowered to demand the annulment of the marriage, and then only after the annulment has been proclaimed.” Article 475 of the Moroccan Penal Code. The Second paragraph of the...


The Future World is in Children’s Hands

Posted January 28, 2014 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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What do children need the most?? Love, respect, to play, to have fun, to be seen, to be listened to, your presence, a hero, a fostered sense of wonder, lots of hugs, to play, the chance to make mistakes, encouragement to try again, room to grow dreams, to be told yes, to be trusted, affection, guidance, to play. (http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/p/parenting-extras.html) It’s written on a website, as a guidance for parents with an emphasis for a child’s world to be hap...