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When girls become refugees

The Norwegian Refugee Council estimates that there are over 60 million displaced people in the world. This number is constantly growing: every two seconds another human being is forced to flee. 468 more words


Stay home and do nothing

This post is a more serious than normal.  At the end of it I’m going to make a suggestion for anyone reading this that can make a massive difference to the world whilst costing you nothing more than a few moments of your time one evening. 630 more words


Ending Child Marriage In Uganda And Beyond

“I have not committed any crime. It’s her parents who gave her to me to marry” Arnold*, 16, defends himself for marrying Janet*, 11 at a police station in Wakiso District, Uganda. 741 more words


We carry each other

Only if everyone can see the world through the eyes of children.

Just before the school run a few weeks ago, Yeye just discovered another… 543 more words


Who Said There is No Child Marriage Anymore?

My domestic help Sangeetha seemed unusually excited. “Ladki dekhne ja rahi hoon, didi. Apne ladke ki liye.” (I am going to see a bride for my son). 489 more words

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