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I say on behalf of NASHIMWE HOPE, We are the numbers of the eight children a boy, I am the youngest of the family. Each faith as I was a kid, we always médisiez that your father has no single child because you girls you are not children, after a while you go from this married into another family, for what it's you do not inherit the family, I myself choose not to marry before this age. For all my big sisters were already married at the age of 14 years. I preferred to be my sister Christi, but my father was a Protestant, every faith our families come to us for a meeting to convince my father to take a second wife. But my father refused because he was a believer (pastor), I was anxious that concern the family, this time there I had the age of 13, Dad had six cow feed dot, I said to my father and family leave me alone I must consider is choosing my married myself. Dad agreed, is give me everything you need to have the child, but the family was very jealous say is that I'm not the heir of the family, until our days there is disagreement between me and the family. I always disse my dad that I have done of all tasks of the boys, unfortunately my father fulfill. I encourage other girls who are like me. Thank you very much.

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Chère Espérance,

Je vois que vous avez écrit en anglais! On m'a dit de traduire votre histoire, mais comme c'est déjà en anglais je n'ai pas besoin.

Merci d'avoir partagé votre histoire. Votre courage est très, très inspirant. Il n'y a pas de différence entre les filles et les garçons, entre les femmes et les hommes. Chacun dans une famille mérite le même traitement, le même respect, les mêmes droits. Je suis avec vous dans votre désaccord avec les autres membres de votre famille. Vous avez raison de résister. Vous avez raison d'insister que vous êtes exactement comme les garçons. Ce n'est pas bien pour une jeune femme d'être mariée à 14 ans; c'est trop jeune.

Continuez à combattre pour votre indépendence. Vous pouvez choisir qui vous voulez marier. Personne ne devrait choisir pour vous.

Je vous encourage fortement à continuer à écrire sur WorldPulse.

Bien à vous,
Kirsten

merci de m’avoir en courager

ESPERANCE

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You are special

You are a good friend to Nashime because you cared to tell her story. Please tell her that she was heard and someone in the Philippines is praying for her. Jesus is carrying her burden for her. God bless!

Ma. Lydia G. Callano
Iloilo, Philippines
+63 33 3158137 or 5138830

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merci pour votre conseille

merci pour votre conseille

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