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Forced marriages deny girls their rights too

Posted May 18, 2014 no picture Camelia Ishrat

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Forced marriages occur in countries like Bangladesh, Chad, Niger, Mali etc, but I think there is hope under some conditions. Some could be if a girl is educated or at least went to high school/college at some point, if she knows what's right/what's wrong, if she has a clear apprehension of what real life should be, if she has experienced enough drama to avoid things to be herself, and most importantly if her family stands by her, a strong group of friends worldwide if she's lucky e...


107 days in a war.

Posted January 19, 2014 Avatar Alfonso Ponce

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“The most incredible thing about miracles is that they happen.” - G. K. Chesterton.


Education as a tool to stop child marriage and fight poverty? New Podcast

Posted November 12, 2013 no picture UNICEF Education

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Every year, an estimated 23 million girls aged under 15 are married worldwide with little or no say in the matter. In our newly launched podcast discussion series with the United Nations Girls’ Education Initiative (UNGEI) called "Changing the World for Girls,” we spoke to two experts (Dr. Adefunke Ekine and Dr. Judith-Ann Walker) on how to leverage education as a tool to stop child marriage and fight poverty. Read the full article and listen to the podcast here: uni.cf/1aJfO...