In Georgia the minimum age for marrying is 18 but since January the court can grant consent to marry individuals over 17 and, under special circumstances such as pregnancy or the birth of a child to 16 years old. With an air of resignation, she arranges chairs for the visitors almost before the first greetings are exchanged. The girls screamed, but the street was empty, nobody could help them. Aigun and Sunar have rarely seen their friend since then, and always by accident. A young girl in Van province, where high percentages of children do not attend school.
Niger has a long way to go on the UN's sustainable development goals And when girls do go to school, he says, they aren't supported and.
The countries where most girls don't even get to start primary school. 78% of the poorest females in Niger have not attended school.
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Only an estimated 31% of Nigerien girls go to primary school, and a less than.
Now 17, Sunar has other plans. Kabali follows this pattern. In some cases, imams from the local mosque would also come. Let Girls Go to School: Local teacher Sukran Celik visits local homes to convince parents to send their daughters to school.
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But thanks to a major education drive, approximatelygirls have enrolled in the last two years.
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|She wanted to teach Georgian.
Islam tells us this. Sukran Celik, a teacher from Van who works on the campaign in her spare time, nods sympathetically.
Hey Girls, Let's Go to School! It requires a lot of time for people to open up, and trust strangers to even talk about such a touchy issue. Most underage marriages however slip through the net as they are not registered and the couple marries only in the local church or mosque. Once the knot is tied, girls are taken out of school, get pregnant soon afterwards, and then almost always stay at home to look after the children; they become totally dependent on their husband.
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Every child has the right to an education, an estimated million girls around the world are not in school, and those who are, struggle to remain in the. Two sisters from a remote ethnic Azeri populated village went through different paths - one got married at the age of 16, the other continued her education and.
Bride kidnapping has been criminalized since and forced marriages since and are punished with up to hours of public labour or up to two years in jail.
Among its many successes the campaign counts increased media visibility and support from prominent politicians, including the Prime Minister and First Lady of Turkey.
Kharitonashvili, who started her social work over 20 years ago, distributing medicine to Georgians displaced by the war in Abkhazia in the early s, facilitated over 70 meetings in the area.
On a stop in Bakimli village, a remote outpost near the Iranian border, a team of four teachers checks a list of children and nods at a mud house where an eight-year-old girl is said to be out of school. Precise numbers to define the phenomenon are hard to get, the same applies to underage marriages. Background Newsline Press releases.
Khatira and Aigun, then both 16, were walking down the street when a car stopped near them, a stranger got off and forced Khatira into the vehicle.
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|Many families do not see why a teenage girl should pursue an education, if her primary role will be housekeeping and childrearing.
Aigun finished the mandatory nine years of school and on October 9,at 16, she wedded with Janqiq, two years her senior. Kabali follows this pattern. Once the knot is tied, girls are taken out of school, get pregnant soon afterwards, and then almost always stay at home to look after the children; they become totally dependent on their husband.
Islam tells us this.
Yet, in a society where tradition rules, the shame was on the girl.
The campaign, dubbed 'Hey Girls, Let's Go to School,'. Yesterday we celebrated National Girls' Education Day with our annual Careers Fair for secondary school girls in Juba. The celebration was.
View all stories in: Both ethnic Abkhazians, Leila and Esma, found themselves on the other side of the Three other men helped him.
The Caucasus has long had a reputation of bride kidnapping whereby single young men abduct their bride of choice, thus pressuring them and their families to marriage. Once the knot is tied, girls are taken out of school, get pregnant soon afterwards, and then almost always stay at home to look after the children; they become totally dependent on their husband.
|A young girl in Van province, where high percentages of children do not attend school.
Aigun finished the mandatory nine years of school and on October 9,at 16, she wedded with Janqiq, two years her senior. Sunar wants to break this cycle. The phenomenon is more widely spread in rural areas, but not limited to, and areas and reasons vary with poverty and the lack of education, as well as rooted patriarchal values and religious practices remaining the main motifs. Clock strikes midnight on promise by governments.
Most underage marriages however slip through the net as they are not registered and the couple marries only in the local church or mosque.