Thursday, July 12, 2007

child revolution!

When no parent or adult person came forward to stop marriage of a 13-year-old girl, her classmates thought it's their duty to rescue her. And the tiny soldiers accomplished in their mission.
The class eight student, who was being forced to marry against her will, was finally saved from marrying off at the tender age.
It was a unique sight for the people of the small town, when some 50 schoolgirls took to the street yesterday demanding that the wedding of their classmate Habiba Sultana, be called off.
Next, they submitted a memorandum to the officer-in-charge (OC) of Sadar Police Station urging him to take action to stop the child marriage.
Read The Daily Star story

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