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violence faite aux filles

Il s'agit d'une fille qui avait beaucoup souffere .Quand son pere etait mort ,elle etait rester avec sa mèr;sa petite soeur et ses deux freres. La famille etait pauvre,comme si cela ne soufisait pas sa mere revenait chaque jour de la maison en etan ivre .Un jour elle avait di a ses filles qu'elle ne les prendraient plus en charge , Les deux filles parterent chez leur grand mere mais elle etais plus pauvre ,mais leur grand mere les ramenerent chez eux . Toute petite qu'elle etait elle commença a travailler dans une maison comme dommestique alorqu'elle n'avait que 12ans ,la bas elle gangait tres peu d'argent pour elle et pour sa petite soeur mais un jour on l'avait violer la ou elle travaillait,elle fut chasser de la et elle rentra chez elle ,mais sa mere la chassa car elle etait ancainte, elle n'avait pas ou aller parce que on l'avait chasser partout elle avait fini par se tue c'ainsi que ici chez nous il y a beaucoup de cas pareil beaucoup des grossece premature.Merci

English translation by PulseWire member sarahplew

This is about a girl who has suffered a lot. When her father died, she was going to stay with her mother, her little sister, and her two brothers. The family was poor, and if that was not enough the mother came home every night in a drunken state. One day she said to her daughters that she would not be in charge of them anymore. The two daughters left for their grandmother's house but she was poorer; but their grandmother took them in anyway. The girl was only 12 years old, but she started working in a house as a domestic, and she earned very little money for her and her sister. But one day she was raped where she worked and was dismissed so she returned home; but then her mother kicked her out because she was pregnant and she did not have anywhere to go because she had been driven away from everywhere. She finally killed herself and it is the same here with us (there are a lot of similar cases, and a lot of premature pregnancy). Thank you.

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sarahplew's picture

Translation

This is about a girl who has suffered a lot. When her father died, she was going to stay with her mother, her little sister, and her two brothers. The family was poor, and if that was not enough the mother came home every night in a drunken state. One day she said to her daughters that she would not be in charge of them anymore. The two daughters left for their grandmother's house but she was poorer; but their grandmother took them in anyway. The girl was only 12 years old, but she started working in a house as a domestic, and she earned very little money for her and her sister. But one day she was raped where she worked and was dismissed so she returned home; but then her mother kicked her out because she was pregnant and she did not have anywhere to go because she had been driven away from everywhere. She finally killed herself and it is the same here with us (there are a lot of similar cases, and a lot of premature pregnancy). Thank you.

sarahplew's picture

Salut

Salut Aminalydia,

Cette histoire est tragique! Merci pour ces mots et le courage de les dire.

Sarah

Leslie Stoupas's picture

Sad story

Dear Aminalydia,

What a very sad story, and even sadder to know that incidents like it continue to happen. Women and girls can be put into very difficult circumstances at times. I wonder, how can these circumstances be changed?

Thank you for sharing.

Leslie Stoupas

Sarah Whitten-Grigsby's picture

Dear Aminalydia ...

Dear Aminalydia,

Although this story is terribly hard to hear, I am glad you have shared it with all of us. I send prayers for the soul and spirit of the girl you write about, as well as to all others who have suffered similar fates. It is terribly unjust.

I'd like to echo what World Pulse Listener Leslie Stoupas says (comment above mine) and ask if you have any thoughts about solutions to these grotesque injustices. To write about these things, as you have done, is to take the first step in working to make the world a better place for women, and hopefully, in the future, to stop these cruel practices before they happen.

So, thank you, Aminalydia, for your testimony, and please keep speaking out.

Ongoing strength and courage to you,

- Sarah

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