Strengthening the economic security of girls and their families

Poverty plays a major role in the continued existence of child…

Love does not hurt

In Ethiopia the NGO Wabe Children’s Aid and Training (WCAT),…

Tackling child marriage by giving girls bikes

Making girls independent by providing them bikes. It may sound…

Teenage mother Bizuhaye Terefe goes back to school

In the North Shoha Ethiopian region, east of the capital Addis…

Saved from marriage with the help of the Girls Club

In the North Shoha Ethiopian region, east of the capital Addis…

Transforming social norms and traditional practices

Families arranging marriages between daughters and sons at an…

How Nepalese teenagers transformed the traditional practices in their village

There is a special list hanging in the village communal hut of…

Beena, child bride from Pakistan

"Daughters are considered a burden, and the sooner you get rid…

The story of grandmother Tièmkèta

My name is Tièmkèta Sawadogo, I am 62 years old. I live the…

How a brave 14 year old Ethiopian girl escaped child marriage

This is the story of Halitu, a 7 grade student at a primary…

I could not escape him anymore!

"My name is Céline. I am in my forties and am a housekeeper…

Divorced teen mom goes back to school

Iganga, Uganda Gladys waits for us in the doorway of her…