Note to self: It doesn’t matter if people tell you: ACTIVISM is nothing… Doesn’t make a difference… Is a waste of time.
ACTIVISM: DOES! make a difference.
ACTIVISM: is what MADE the difference in my life.
ACTIVISM: gives me HOPE.
ACTIVISM: Is FIGHTING for justice.
ACTIVISM: Is fighting for a BETTER world.
ACTIVISM: Is FREEDOM.
ACTIVISM: Is a WAY of life.
ACTIVISM: Is what helps MAKE better laws.
ACTIVISM: SPEAKS for those who don’t have a voice.
ACTIVISM: Is what I BELIEVE in.
ACTIVISM: Is my PASSION.
ACTIVISM: Is my RENT for LIVING on this planet.
ACTIVISM: Is people who UNITE their voices to make a difference.
ACTIVISM: Is ONE voice.
ACTIVISM: Is EVERYTHING.
ACTIVISM: Is JUSTICE.
ACTIVISM: Is CHANGE.
ACTIVISM: DOES make a DIFFERENCE.
P.S: This Is for everyone who believes in ACTIVISM. For everyone who is trying to make a difference. For all the ACTIVISTS Wherever… you are. YOU do make a difference.
Child marriages are a cruel & abusive practice, and they are more common than we’d like to think. According to the International Women’s Health Coalition, between 20 and 70 percent of women marry before they turn 18. These occur for a variety of reasons, including “protecting” the virginity of the girls, or to gain money in exchange. Marriages at such a young age are not only emotionally stressful, but also physically dangerous.
Around 90% of pregnancies under the age of 15 can be attributed to child marriages. Even the youngest of brides usually become sexually active as soon as they are married, some before they get their first period. Young wives face immense pressure from their husbands and the communities to begin childbirth as soon as possible, putting them at great danger.