She was scared and shy to tell her story

She was scared and shy to tell her story

How could I ever forget the young woman. She was scared and shy to tell her story, but knew that she could help others by telling it.

Her father chased her away from home because she was pregnant. Her mother sold a cow to give her money to follow her boyfriend to the neighbouring country.

When she got to the address of her boyfriend, there was another girl with him. She was shocked and found shelter with an uncle. He took her in for only a few days because her baby was to be born. After the birth of her baby boy she didn’t know where to go or what to do. It was then that she decided to throw her baby away. She hoped somebody would pick up the baby and look after him. She took us to the place where she had left her baby. She wanted to end her life…

 

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