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Vision of my life is, I want to be a "change Maker" for my community. In my community, I want to see every one has equal rights to live and enjoy the freedom. I want to see every one has own space to share, to choose, and to decide for their lives. I want to change the customs, and all those rituals that undermine women’s and girls rights. My struggle want to change all those cultural practices are create inequality and discrimination among women and men and whole society. Such as: unequal resources and unequal power distribution. I want change the thinking among my communities that honor is not to kill women or men, but honor is to save the humanity and create peace.
When I was child I was living in village many times in a year; and, I felt like I’m going to play in wonderland. My all friends were very much loving and caring to me. We were playing and chat all day long and never get tired. It was so much fun. Then, my parents moved to city because in village there was not school girls high school. My parents want me to get more education. I lost my friends. All my girls friends were smart and intelligent. However, their parents can not afford their education or move to other cities. It was not easy for poor people to continue children education within limited resources. So, many of my girls friends could not get chance to continue education. One of very best friend Rehana she got married when she was 16 years old. Now she has 6 children, and her health is always not good. She is getting old before her age. I have many examples like Rehana. Many girls get marry in their innocent age. They do not see their childhood age. They can not refuse against parents will. I want to change my community’s culture girls early marriages, so many girls like my best friend Rehanna should not suffer health problems in so early age and could not enjoy their childhood. I want to demand girls’ full security. Because, if some parents to take courage to send girls to school there is no security on the road
I want be voice of my girls my community. Because, I am from them and I have experiences all structural discrimination social and gender inequality. I want be strong voice for all women, girls. I want to establish a women and girls empowerment platform of action, where we all can raise voice for girls’ education, health, and equal rights and equal distribution of resources. Today, through World Plus I want make commitment and dedicate my time, energy and my voice for all girls. So, they won’t get through like Rehana, and for all women so they won’t kill like my friends mother under the name of honor. I want to announce that I am establishing the Platform of Women Empowerment (WE). I want support from all of you to support my voice, support of struggle. So, no body take courage to kill women under the name of honor, and save girls before they our customs and culture destroy them.
I want to change the thinking of those parents who think that girls don’t have right to get education; they think girls have not freedom to choose the life, they can not be part of family decision. I want to aware my community that every one has right to live with full of freedom. I want to see all mothers educated who can understand the problems of their daughters either they repeat what they suffer in their own life

Comments

Adepeju's picture

Excellent! I love your vision

Excellent! I love your vision as stated. The society must learn and understand that girls are GIRLS and not BRIDES! Been waiting for someone to tackle this issue of girl bride since and I'm glad you showed up! Why should anyone deny girls their right to a youthful life by making them brides, risking their lives and putting on them adult responsiblities? Please echo it on the rooftops, girls are GIRLS and not BRIDES!!!
All the best in the selection process marvi!

marvi maznani's picture

Thanks alot Dear For reading

Thanks alot Dear For reading "My Article",, And I always give name to every article as My Article because they all about my mothers, my sisters my about my community...

Thanks for ur best wishes.

Magic is believing in yourself,
if you can do that,
you can make anything happen....

Dear Marvi Maznani,
You clear and impassioned writing really pulled at my heartstrings! I can feel your passion, desire and dedication to improve the lives of girls and women. I also applaud you for taking the initiative to establish the Platform of Women Empowerment. I truly believe that all we do -- big or small endeavors -- will in their own time compliment each other and coalesce, and it that there is great power. I am so glad you have found World Pulse and hope it will be a springboard for you in achieving your dreams. All luck to you!
Warmly,
Susa

susa's picture

deleting duplicate post - apologies

my apologies for posting twice.....computer problems abound

marvi maznani's picture

Thank you Dear Susa..

Thank you Dear Susa..

Magic is believing in yourself,
if you can do that,
you can make anything happen....

Myrthe's picture

Thank you so much for sharing

Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts and ideas! From your writing I can tell how strong your passion is to become a voice for girls and to spread the idea that girls shouldn't be married off at such a young age. I wish you good luck in developing your ideas and putting them into practice! I am sure you will achieve great things! I hope you will continue to use World Pulse to share your stories and ideas.

marvi maznani's picture

Thank you....

for your nice comments inshaALLAH i will write more and share lote of things here at World plus..

Thanks..

Marvi.

Magic is believing in yourself,
if you can do that,
you can make anything happen....

Emily Garcia's picture

Thank you!

Dear Marvi Maznani,

Thank you for sharing your vision with us! In your voice I hear amazing strength and clarity of purpose. Early marriage and a lack of resources for girls has affected you and your community and you are going to do something to change this! Keep speaking up and connecting with others about these issues to find solutions. You have the World Pulse community to support you!

Thank you again..I look forward to hearing more from you.

Best wishes,

Emily

Emily Garcia
World Pulse Online Community Associate

marvi maznani's picture

Thank you so much dear for

Thank you so much dear for reading my Article...

Magic is believing in yourself,
if you can do that,
you can make anything happen....

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