Bangladeshi teen avoids early marriage, stays in school
Tomorrow is the first UN International Day of the Girl. Today, to celebrate global efforts to empower girls and women worldwide, we share an inspiring story of 15-year-old Suborna in Bangladesh, who was able to avoid underage marriage and stay in school. Says Suborna: “World Vision has made my parents proud of me. I finally made my father understand that his daughters could be his support in old age. And I succeeded. My youngest two sisters are now also going to school.” Read Suborna’s story.