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Sedikit Menyoal Perkawinan Anak

Kerja-kerja advokasi itu tak pernah instan hasilnya, saya percaya perlahan tapi pasti  masyarakat Indonesia akan sadar bahwa dengan mengawinkan anak sebelum usia minimal perkawinan justru akan membuat anak lebih nelangsa hidupnya–merusak masa depan anak, terutama hak-hak anak perempuan yang selama ini dibungkam atas dasar melindungi masa depan anak, mengikuti ajaran adat, agama, dan berbagai alasan lainnya. 1,182 more words

TA Bwanyambi: champion chief saves girls from marriage

By Naomi Kalemba, UNICEF Malawi

Traditional Authority (TA) Bwanyambi is the Head Chief for Chowe, a large area of Mangochi District, covering 33 villages. She sits outside her house, which together with a brick mosque, sits in a dramatic location beneath a craggy mountain. 1,249 more words


Life Sentence

Baba and Uncle Ham talked, the smoke from their cigarettes braiding with the steam from their coffee.

“It will save her honor,” Uncle Ham said. 193 more words

Flash Fiction

Day of the African Child; Ending child Marriage

Children are to be guided, protected, educated, given the space to make mistakes and learn as it is the part of life of any other adult. 795 more words

Child bride in India !

I grew up in a country where some children dream of their wedding day; The dress, the location, and the dancing all seem like components of a magical day that signifies spending the rest of your life with the person of your dreams. 1,249 more words

What About the Boys?

To put solutions into context, interventions require deeper understanding of the lives of adolescent boys in the urban slums of Bangladesh.

Rojib works as a human haulier driver in Dhaka and is the sole breadwinner for a family of four, including his newly wedded wife. 1,204 more words


I am a curse!

Sometime back I came across the above picture on a Social media platform.  I could hear the screams and cries of the little girl bound by the chains of societal evils. 212 more words