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IT WAS NOT MY CALL

She was merely nine ten year old infant, growing and nourishing toddler, she was on that stage of life when the only dubious thought which could have crossed our mind was whether to go for a Barbie doll or a kitchen set, when we could see only optimism, when fluttering in rain becomes the sole reason to admire the serenity of planet, when a rainbow is enough to take us to our dreamy Disney land, when the only horror is our school. 1,015 more words

Past Blends into Present - (Morning, Noon and Evening continues)

Education¬†is a human right. Today’s attacks on children in Peshawar marked tragedy for humanity. It’s not just Pakistan that mourns. It is the world. The moment a child with a book becomes a target is the moment we should all step back and do something. 672 more words

Girls Not Brides Workshop, Istanbul Turkey - Feb. 2013

http://girlchildconcerns.org/

Girls Not Brides: The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage, is a global partnership of over 250 non-governmental organizations committed to end child marriage. Girls Not Brides was established by The Elders, an independent group of eminent leaders, chaired by former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan. 248 more words

CHILD MARRIAGE AND DOWRY

Like a bad sequel to a movie, child marriages often result after FGM/C (Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting). The reasons given for these early marriages are similar to the patriarchal justifications for FGM/C. 588 more words

Somebody please believe me #16days

(Pic courtesy of theguardian.com)

I liked the idea of school, the thought of reading, writing, speaking and learning. Opening my mind and world to a whole new realm.  

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IN MEMORY OF A LEGEND- EPISODE 2

Jemimah relaxed against the chair as her mind whirled through different options. Every door seemed closed. She closed her eyes praying her head would stop throbbing so she could think. 1,049 more words

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