Daily Archives: November 23, 2017


Hussna saved from early marriage through collective efforts

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“I really like school. I dream to study law, but my mother can’t afford it. I know my dreams will never come true,” said 15 years old Hussna about her love for education. A girl named Hussna, belonged to a poor family from Lodhran. Her father died when she was only seven years old. Her mother started working as a domestic worker in her town. She used to take Hussna with her for help while […]

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Child Protection Committee saved Saira from Child Marriage

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Saira is fifteen years old and belongs to a very poor and religious family. She has 8 siblings, four brothers and four sisters. In Saira’s hometown, Muzaffargarh, girls are often married before they reach their sixteenth birthday. Most of the parents in her community view child marriage as a way out of poverty and insecurity. All of Saira’s sisters are victims of early marriage and same case was going to happen with her. Saira’s parents were […]

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