Anuradha was only 13 years old and was studying in class eight when she was married off as a child bride. And only a year into marriage, she gave birth to her first child.
Written by Marta Galambos – a World Vision Strong Women Strong World NextGen leader and a graduate of civil engineering from California Polytechnic State University currently working in Colorado, USA. How can women and girls, in every society, participate effectively as full and equal members of their communities? I first became interested in this question as an undergraduate … Read More
Women in Bangladesh often go unrecognized for their work, but male engagement sessions teach men how to value their wives and create happier marriage.
Tumpa and Devnath reached out to Nobo Jatra for help supporting their son, but the program has helped their relationship, too. “We are so happy now.”
“Realizing this sad news, I asked God to give me strength and discernment. I remembered the teachings from Channels of Hope…”
“I have increased my self-esteem, my awareness, and now I can support other women that are living in the same conditions of violence…”
“Overall, many girls across Senegal are married as children. How can it be a good thing to be a young girl who is already married and pregnant?”
Harassment is one of many challenges girls and women face in Delhi, a sprawling city of 25 million people where there are problems of safety, vulnerability to violence and exploitation, pollution, and unsanitary or overcrowded living conditions. But empowered by sponsorship, girls in one neighborhood are overcoming poverty and trading child marriage for college textbooks. … Read More