I am Still Very Young, Anti-Early Marriage Event

"I will not allow my daughter to get married at an early age, I do want her to be deprived of her rights, I want her to avoid what I went through," one of the women attending the event "I am Still Very Young" stated.

The event was jointly organized by the Syrian Society for Social Development (SSSD) and the United Nations Population Fund- Syria (UNFPA) in Aman Center, Aleppo City to raise awareness toward the ramifications of early marriage.

200 women and adolescent girls attended the event and enjoyed diversified activities and shows, including a play narrating the story of a girl who suffered a lot marrying at an early age, act- sing sketches about the different types of violence women face during their life stages, and a presentation about the causes and negative effects of child marriage, as well as many awareness raising sessions.