Empty doorway in DRC village
Daughters are worthless

Florence, 14, is one of six sisters in a family with no boys.

“Our father doesn’t take care of us because we are girls,” says Florence, explaining that two of her sisters have been forced to start selling sex in order to survive.
“My father told me that I am just a burden. My sisters pay for my school fees and give me clothes. Now I have had the chance to become a Child Rights Ambassador and I fight for girls’ rights. My father has read The Globe and has started asking questions. I think he has started to change!”


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