India

Why This Child Bride Needs Good Grades and Why the School Made the Villagers Mad

Why This Child Bride Needs Good Grades: #15Girls by Nurith Aizenman and Vikki Valentine NPR – October 26, 2015

“Nimmu is 15 years old. She comes from a rural village in northern India, and she’s been married since she was 10.”

Check it out at: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/10/26/450580637/for-child-brides-pass-10th-grade-or-become-in-laws-servant-15girls

 

Why A School For Child Brides Made Villagers Mad … At First: #15Girls by Nurith Aizenman  NPR – October 27, 2015

Mahendra Sharma faced stone-throwing fathers and skeptical mothers when he first attempted to educate girls in villages of Northern India.

Check it out at: http://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2015/10/27/452250215/why-a-school-for-child-brides-made-villagers-mad-at-first?sc=ipad&f=1001

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