Improve the conditions of life of 50 married girls



The adolescence is one of the most intriguing steps of the life and being can the most complexes. It is a period during whom the youngsters assume new responsibilities and make the apprenticeship of the independence. They seek to assert their identity, they put in handy learned principles in the babyhood and obtain responsible and concerned of others expertise which will make them adults. The teenagers ' marriage is a violation of the human rights for the girls for the boys. The separation from the family and the friends, the deprivation of the freedom to have exchanges with youngsters of its age and to participate in communal activities and the restriction of the educational opportunities represent among the negative aftermath of these marriages. The adolescent brides can refuse to have sexual relations to or demand the use from the condoms, they run often of grave risks on the plan of the health how precocious pregnancies of the sexually transmitted infections and of increasingly HIV/ Aids. This situation in whom the married teenagers find themselves pulls its spring particularly from the poverty of the relatives of the safeguard of the heritage of certain well-off families of the shortage of adequate information of the young and teenagers and of the inexistence of a center of health and of listening special at the youngsters and teenagers To remedy in this very disastrous situation for married teenagers of the community Adamavo, at home visits are made in their place. But to give them even more information on their of health state he was anticipated encounters quarterly with them whose premiere takes place Sunday   March 29  2009 in the center of actions of CILSIDA.


1.     Awarded the adolescent brides in the face of the infection HIV

2.     Hold the interpersonal communication in the families

3.     Bring the married teenagers


  1. The married teenagers were awarded on the infection HIV

After the coming and the participants installation and guests, took place. The allocation of the Director Executive CILSIDA followed of a projection of film « silent cream» Showing the aftermath baneful of an abortion commented programs of CILSIDA by the Director. The first intervention started by a revelation: « My big sister is married and is at her husband. They do not have   had   enough enters the four children. And in the process of the third pregnancy the second child had   than six months. Then his husband and they decided to make the abortion. She went to Ghana's border. There low there is a long queue and one is gotten at one in. When you go back in the hall of abortion there is the same object that have use for all of the patients. Barely you go back an anesthesia is injected to you and after you find in your hall on your bed. Two year old after her had one baby who keeps on falling sick and after the analyses the virus of the Aids at the baby was discovered as well as at the mom. His husband threatened her   many   because he was believing   That she was unfaithful for him. It only is than after thorough analyses than it was known that it is when the abortion that she had it because they used all the same instrument. The husband   understood finally for he was   him also reaches and now they are together. It is fair to say that we the women exposed ourselves really for many dangers   greatcoat at the level of the diseases ». Certain married young girls testimonies have awarded the assistance.

The first testimony was that of a young girl who had her child at 16 years old « I had my child very youngsters and when I fell pregnant my man deserted me for he wanted not child. At the term in my pregnancy I had harm to delivered bus the child was big self. I have to had one cesarean thus   I no longer had breath. My child at now 5ans but never his father asked whether he were in life or not. I regret really what I made but I am able backward plus to go and my school » stopped itself at the same time.  The second testimony is that of the young girls ' club's chairwoman and   Extra-curricular teenagers of Adamavo who had her child at the age of 18. « I fell pregnant on the desk seats. But my relatives did not want whom I stop the studies then I continued with the pregnancy until term in the childbirth. Thank God my childbirth took place well. Starting with the 3 years in my child, I keep fall patient chiefly the mails of stomach. When I am in period I keep on weeping. I roll myself ashore but the pain never keeps. I am going to the all hospital almost months for the problems   of stomach and of proboscis. My medicines never cost below 5000 FCFA. The worst in all it   is that the child's father deserted us also. When the young boy, he went out with me   went out at the same time with my friend and another girl. He has all pregnant at the same time for us but disregarded for me. Never he asked his act according to the same child   of birth he left her to the Civil Status and I am gone me withdrew her. Currently my problem situates himself at the level of my proboscides. Because the physician said that he is more in his normal stead and than he spoils himself then one has to take it out. The first day I wept the tears of my body abhorring me for I am her causes my own destruction. But with the time I took courage and   I delivered my lot between the hands of God ». The present young girls started weeping for the histories were touching them really.  And some were telling at the same time it is my case also. Warmed by these testimonies the adolescent brides asked several questions of which:

1)   That have to I make if I fall do pregnant and my mother advocate the abortion?

2)   How convince its husband who refuses the harbor of the condoms? Thus me I   Fell very young enclosure and I have now a child whose father fled. Only my relatives busied themselves with the cub and with me. Currently I go out with a Nigerian (ibo) who loves me really and desires me to have him 's child. Keeping my fear of before I went making a prick three month without its notice and cause currently of problems deceives I and very frightened for me really amiss. I have harm to tell him it because he is able to abandon learning it while he is my only supports for me.

3)   Which is the normal age to begin with the sexual reports?

4)   Why does certain person after the familial planning arrive uneasily to have children?

5)   Than to make rights to benefit to the development and to the health?

6)   Is he true patient that one falls if one did not have sexual reports very early? 7)   Can the husbands use the condoms?

 8)   Is it true that with an only sexual report one can catch the Aids? All of these questions found answers fulfilling


This encounter allowed to aware the married present on the misdeeds teenagers of the abortion and the infection. She allowed also the married teenagers of the harms which mine the grates out to prevent.


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