Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Child Abuse

There was a Man who had a habbit of marrying young girls at a small age, The Man used to take the small girls as their wives and used them Wherever he wanted. This habbit continued for a long time without anyone taking any reaction. One day a small girl was kidnapped and taken to the Man's home to be his wife. The girl decide that she could not stay in the same roof with this Man because she had a right to learn. When it reached at midnight and everybody was asleep, she opened the window slowly and jumped outside. She ran into another village and decided that she could not return back. She had walked miles and miles of kilometers when she saw a sign board written on Child's right organization. She decided that this could be a place where she could get help and decided to knock at the door. She narrated her story and the person in charge decided to help her. In addition to that the other girls were also saved from early marriage and the man was jailed. by sharon


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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 16-21 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Municipality, Kakamega, Kenya
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