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

Afghanistan · India · Pakistan

South Asian Earthquake

Yesterday I read an article named “Deadly 7.5-Magnitude Earthquake Jolts South Asia” published by GlobalVoices.org on October 26, 2015.  It was about a powerful earthquake that hit Afghanistan, Pakistan, and a bit of India.  It hit hardest in the Hindu Kush region with a magnitude of 7.5, which is classified as a major earthquake.  The… Continue reading South Asian Earthquake