Suzanne Lee

Sreepur Upazila, Gazipur, Bangladesh

Nargis Akhter at home with her seven month old son Nahid Hassan. Now aged 19, was pulled our of school and wed when she was 12 years old as her family was afraid that she might become a victim of severe 'eve-teasing'. Sad to leave school, she recalls being 'terrified, sad and uncertain' on the day of her marriage. Being married off at such a young age 'is not good for health,' she says. Her first baby died soon after birth and she is now raising her 2nd child, who is seven months old.

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Suzanne Lee
Sreepur Upazila, Gazipur
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