This ‘burden’ said no to child marriage, and demanded an education instead.
It was all arranged, even the dowry.
This ‘Disposable’ Girl Became The Most Educated Person in Her Village.
She was a top student. Now, violence and bullying keep her from school.
Raghad, age 11, should be in 5th grade, but hasn’t been to school in two-and-a-half years because she and her family have had to move so many times during the Syrian conflict.
Water is essential to life. And yet it could have kept Susan out of school for good.
“Please Henry don’t talk to me in vernacular, I don’t want to be punished once my colleagues and teachers hear me talking our vernacular while in the campus.”
In a country overwhelmed by refugee children, the schools had no room for her.
Hanan, age 8, lives in a Jordanian slum with her mother and four siblings.