Category Archives: Forced Marriage

End Child Exploitation in Burkina Faso

‘When I was 12, my father married me off to a 25-yearold man. I refused to go to his house. My parents beat me, but I refused to leave the family home.’ :- Rose, aged 46. Her resistance won out … Continue reading

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Take a Stand Against Forced Marriage

Every year forced marriage sentences millions of women and young children to a life in slavery. It’s a crime that’s widespread, but rarely spoken about – a crime that flourishes in the shadows of society. The UN says that forced … Continue reading

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