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Child Married Early Lesotho
Rescued from early marriage and now back to school
“If only I knew that sleeping with a boyfriend will make me fall pregnant, I would not have agreed to the relationship in the first place. The pain I endured when giving birth was unbearable and sadly I did not even understand what was happening to my body.”14 year old Lisebo (Not her real name) dropped out of school just as she was beginning her high school studies because she was pregnant.  In fear of what people will think of her and to escape from a lot of questions from her grandmother who had begun noticing some changes, she resorted to getting married.
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