But there’s one sorts of wedding which should be celebrated n’t. Today, about one in five girls is wed before she turns 18. The United Nation’s Population Fund promotes using the hashtag #IDONT, as part of its campaign to end child marriage for Valentine’s Day.
For me personally, the objective is personal.
At an age girls must certanly be beginning center college, my grandmother ended up being rather engaged and getting married. At 11, she had her very first child, sooner or later having nine kiddies whom survived to adulthood. Though it absolutely was never clearly forbidden as a subject of discussion, her lost youth had not been talked about in my own family members. Continue reading