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Why would a parent send their child to be married?
9th Jun, 15 | Posted by Tracy McDiarmid
Why would a parent send their child to be married?

Early marriage is a complex issue, and there are a range of reasons why a parent might decide that their child ought to be married. World Vision's Gender Advisor Tracy McDiarmid explains how World Vision is working alongside communities to tackle the root causes of the problem.

Nilam’s story: “The future of my children will be secure”
2nd Jun, 15 | Posted by Nilam
Nilam’s story: “The future of my children will be secure”

When Nilam was 15, she was forced to marry a man who made her leave school and was violent. One day she left him with her four children - and World Vision was able to help her rebuild her life.

Ruth: I will feel happy when I’m successful in this battle on child marriage
11th May, 15 | Posted by Ruth
Ruth: I will feel happy when I’m successful in this battle on child marriage

Ruth is a World Vision Child Protection Committee member, who works within her local community to educate families on the dangers of child marriage, and intervenes in marriages that are due to take place.

Nepal Earthquake: Runa stands up from the ruins
2nd May, 15 | Posted by Sunjuli Singh
Nepal Earthquake: Runa stands up from the ruins

When the Nepal Earthquake struck, former sponsored child Runa was hanging clothes out to dry on her roof. Minutes later, her home was one of many reduced to rubble.

Sylvia’s story: “My age is not the right age to get married”
21st Apr, 15 | Posted by Sylvia
Sylvia’s story: “My age is not the right age to get married”

When Sylvia was 15, her brothers told her she wouldn't be going back to school - instead, she would be married. Read about how World Vision helped to stop Sylvia's early marriage.

Meeting Kamala – my second once-in-a-lifetime experience
17th Apr, 15 | Posted by Emma Lovell
Meeting Kamala – my second once-in-a-lifetime experience

Read about Emma Lovell's heart warming experience meeting her sponsor child Kamala in Nepal.