Laurent Weyl/Panos Pictures

Kaya, Sanmatenga, Burkina Faso

Abibou (13) (right), who arrived at the home a year ago to escape a child marriage, does her studies with one of her friends in their dormitory at the Foyer Sainte Maria de Goretti which since 1951 has been welcoming young girls fleeing early and forced marriages. 110 girls are currently in this home which provides them with education or vocational training and tries to help reestablish their family links.

Object Name
Laurent Weyl/Panos Pictures
Kaya, Sanmatenga
Burkina Faso
Not available in France and Spain. Only available as single image in Italy.
Max size
High Resolution
5000 x 3333 pixels
42.33 x 28.22 cm (300 dpi)
16.67 x 11.11 inch (300 dpi)
5.7 MB size on disk
powered by