Daily Archives: January 8, 2015


Two wrongs don’t make a right – a Case study in Child Marriages

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Shahida*, 15, was studying 9th grade when her sister – a child bride – died during child birth. She gave birth to a baby girl who also died the next day. She left two kids in the care of her husband and mother in law. Just two weeks had passed since her death, when her mother in law came to see Shahida’s parents. She told them that she wanted to arrange another marriage for her […]

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