Stories

Chova: Unloved Mother of Unwanted Daughters

Chova was treated as though she was worthless growing up. Her parents didn’t want her, she was given no education, and instead of going to school, she was forced to...

Nadila: Facing Abuse over Dowry Demands

Imagine preparing for your wedding and calculating the costs of each element involved. The dress, the festivities, the food… Weddings as we know them are already expensive, but in India,...

Adeela: Equipped to Support her Family

Growing up, Adeela was among the many children in India who are given no education. Her father sent her to a special school for instruction on her family’s religion because...

Vinisha: Literacy Provides Financial Support

Vinisha grew up in a Hindu family, worshipping her gods out of fear. With no literacy skills, she faced poverty at every stage of life. She was unable to find...

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