This Pakistani mother was married off as a child — but she didn’t let it stop her

One in five girls in Pakistan gets married by the age of 18. Many are poor. And many get pregnant quickly, drop out of school and pass their hopes and dreams on to their daughters.  Salma didn’t want that future. She agreed to the arranged marriage only after her husband’s family promised she could stay in school. And she did, even after getting pregnant at 17. Read more about this courageous mother and her fight to succeed here:

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