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Imagine This

  1. 1. imagine this
  2. 2. <ul><li>          a       young </li></ul><ul><li>girl </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>from </li></ul>
  4. 4. America
  5. 5. <ul><li>wearing her </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>shorts & graphic tee shirt </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>and listening </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>         to </li></ul><ul><li>     her </li></ul><ul><li>iPod </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>walking to school </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>with her friends </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>but now imagine this </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>the same girl </li></ul>
  13. 13.   <ul><li>but from </li></ul><ul><li>Afghanistan, </li></ul>  Iraq, or Sudan.
  14. 14.   <ul><li>wearing clothing </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>     that   </li></ul><ul><li>covers her </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>entire body </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>NO iPOD </li></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>the </li></ul><ul><li>only </li></ul><ul><li>way </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>she </li></ul><ul><li>can </li></ul><ul><ul><li>leave </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>is with a </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>MALE escort </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>not even thinking of going to school </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>or acid will be thrown </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>at her face </li></ul>
  25. 25.   <ul><li>now girls imagine this </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>your perfect wedding </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>with your boy you have </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>been with for a long time </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>both of you are the same age </li></ul>
  30. 30.   <ul><li>now imagine this </li></ul>
  31. 31.   <ul><li>an 8 year old girl </li></ul>
  32. 32.   <ul><li>getting married to </li></ul>
  33. 33.   <ul><li>now brace yourself </li></ul>
  34. 34.   <ul><li>to a 30 year old man </li></ul>
  35. 35.   <ul><li>and the man is...... </li></ul>
  36. 36.   <ul><li>HER COUSIN </li></ul>
  37. 37.   <ul><li>This problem must be stopped </li></ul>
  38. 38. An organization that wants to stop it is known as......  
  39. 40. <ul><li>every girl </li></ul><ul><li>deserves a chance </li></ul>
  40. 41. <ul><li>at life </li></ul>
  41. 42. she does she does they do
  42. 43.   <ul><li>did you know that </li></ul>
  43. 44. <ul><li>One girl in seven in developing countries marries before age 15; 38 percent marry before age 18. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>
  44. 45. <ul><li>also that 70 percent of the world's 130 million out-of-school youth </li></ul><ul><li>are girls. </li></ul>
  45. 46. <ul><li>please help in the cause </li></ul>
  46. 47. <ul><li>go to </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.facebook.com/girleffect?ref=ts </li></ul>
  47. 48. <ul><li>to join the group on FACEBOOK </li></ul>
  48. 49.   <ul><li>write letters, do </li></ul>
  49. 50.   <ul><li>whatever it takes to stop </li></ul>
  50. 51.   <ul><li>this problem before </li></ul>
  51. 52.   <ul><li>it grows to much </li></ul>
  52. 53. PLEASE
  53. 54.   <ul><li>HELP </li></ul>
  54. 55. www.girleffect.org

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