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I'II probably would be dead by now were it not for their intervention,' Ms. Asinde said of the staff at the Kakuma Support Centre

© UNFPA Kenya / Douglas Waudo

Dalia Asinde was married 16 years ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She was 22 and in love, she said. But her husband soon became violent - and relentless. She lost count of the beatings, insults and torments he delivered. more

Kenya

I'II probably would be dead by now were it not for their intervention,' Ms. Asinde said of the staff at the Kakuma Support Centre

© UNFPA Kenya / Douglas Waudo

Dalia Asinde was married 16 years ago in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She was 22 and in love, she said. But her husband soon became violent - and relentless. She lost count of the beatings, insults and torments he delivered. more

Kenya

Faith (centre) with her friends Sylvia (right) and Vivian, who all ran away from home to avoid female genital mutilation and child marriage.

© UNFPA Kenya/Douglas Waudo

Her father explained that an elder in their village, in Kenya’s Narok County, would marry her and pay a bride price, which would alleviate some of the family’s financial hardship. And the news got worse: Before she could be married off, she would more

Kenya