Friday, July 10, 2015

By Refusing to Be a Child Bride, This Teen Helped Ban Underage Marriage in Her Entire Country - VIDEO (12:38 min)

July 7, 2015
     When she was 13 years old, Memory Banda’s community told her that she was an adult. Like 40 percent of girls living in Malawi, she was pushed to attend an initiation camp to ready herself for marriage. Fully aware of what went on in those camps, Memory refused to go, despite being called “stupid” and “stubborn” by her family.
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