Rebati Mandal

My father died early and my family has always been poor. That is why my parents could not afford to send me to school. But

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Sudhira Karna

At first I was lucky. My parents could afford to send me to school. But unfortunately in eighth grade my father became ill. Then we

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Amrita Dutta

I was married at 13, so I never could finish the important 10th grade exam. My husband was mentally unstable but I was too young

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Nirmala Ram

After my father was killed in a political vendetta we did not have money, so my uncle said I had to be married. Six months

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Selo Yadav

I was little, perhaps just 10 or 11 when I was married and then three years later I moved to my husband’s house. At 14

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Komal Purbe

  I was born in Madhubani, India and from when I was young I was interested to paint.  My parents were educated and sent me

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Renu Yadav

My mother encouraged me to go to school, though she herself had never gone. I studied up to 12th grade, then my marriage was arranged.

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