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Soofia Mahmood

Pakistani TBTT campaigner, Soofia Mahmood, has written this piece (and created this image) in response to the ludicrous recommendations to legalize child marriage by the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII).

Feminist talk

I pronounce you not a child

Posted Vie 14 Mar 2014 - 11:25 | 3,261 views
My daughter is 8 years old. She likes to make pretend fairy houses with tiny little signs that have small fairy tales written on them. Every other week her dream to be ‘someone’ changes – sometimes she wants to be a chef, other times a paleontologist when she grows up. ‘When she grows up’ is a phrase that holds the promise of tomorrow for her.