At only 14 years old, many of Charity’s friends are already married. “They are suffering,” she said. “Myself, I was afraid to be married too young.”
There are many places around the world where it’s incredibly difficult to be a girl. One of those areas is found deep in the bush in Zambia, where young girls are sold into marriage as soon as they reach puberty.
Once married, the girl may be the third or fourth wife…she may be taken to an area far from anything familiar…she may suffer from horrible abuse…and she will certainly never receive an education. Read the full story