The story starts off with Mariam, a girl whom is mentally tortured by her mother.. Mariam lives with her mother, Nana, for the first fifteen years of her life, but something tragic happens which forces her to get married to an abusive middle-aged man named Rasheed in a distant city. The second part of the story starts off with Laila a girl with a somewhat stable family. Laila’s life was almost perfect until a bomb took it all away, and with nowhere else to go she married Rasheed. The last half of the story focuses on the relationship on Laila and Mariam. They start off as rivals and then become inseparable.
That is 28 girls every minute. 1 every 2 seconds.” (girlsnotbrides.org, "about child marriage") Parents are forcing their children to marry before 18, in results, innocent children are losing their childhood, girls are spending the best days of their lives serving a husband or obeying an unlettered father and hiding behind an unjust society.
“Two Kinds,” by Amy Tan, essentially revolves around the struggle of Jing Mei and her constant conflict with her mother. Throughout her life, she is forced into living a life that is not hers, but rather her mom’s vision of a perfect child; because her mother lost everything, which included her parents and kids, so her only hope was through Jing Mei. Jing Mei’s mom watches TV shows such as the Ed Sullivan Show, which gives her inspiration that her daughter should be like the people and actors. First her mom saw how on the television a three-year-old boy can name all the capitals of the states and foreign countries and would even pronounce it correctly. Her mom would quiz Jing Mei on capitals of certain places, only to discover that she would
Nanny never got married because she was worried that Leafy would be trampled upon like she was. But, she still lost her child after living to see her be trampled upon the same way she was. She raised another child, her granddaughter, Janie. And, now, Janie is entering the same remorseless territory, where she 's liable to be trampled upon, at any time,
Brown’s mother began using crack cocaine when the girl was eight months; furthermore, by the time she was 2 years old, Cyntoia was given up for adoption. According to the documentary, “Me Facing Life: Cyntoia's Story”, after Cyntoia got adopted in Clarksville, Tennessee, her new family had been providing the girl with a stable home and proper care; despite all of that, Cyntoia had become a runaway in 2004, as a result of improper emotional development. She
Fantine, a young girl in the novel, has a child out of wedlock named Cosette. However, Fantine is not fit to support her daughter, so she has to make the biggest sacrifice any mother can make— giving up Cosette to live with the Thenaradiers in hope that she’ll have a better and more successful life. In the meantime, Fantine works fifteen hours a day to support Cosette, but unfortunately, her status of being an unwed mother is revealed causing Fantine to be let go from her job. Soon, “She could not earn enough and her debts grew. The Thénardiers bombarded her with letters, heartrending in tone and ominous in their exactions” (Hugo) forcing Fantine to sacrifice everything she had—the little amount she had left for money, her hair, and her teeth.
Since she had no friend and the family, she felt more Lonely. This actually leads to other part of story, where she is going to Hong Kong see her brother, on the way however was forced to get adopted. She got force adopted to a family, where they treated her like if she wasn’t human, also she couldn’t see her brother again forever until she died. For her, Jack was the only family that she had, it break her heart when Jack tried to reject everything from his mother food, culture, paper menagerie and even talking to his mother. “can you understand how it felt when you stopped talking to me and won’t let me talk to you in Chinese?
According to the patient, her mother is a doctor and do not spend much time at home. She lived with her step father since childhood; she has never seen her real father as her parents got divorced when she was 1 year old. Her step father always tried to send her to orphanage house. She also has a step sister who is always loved by her parents due to which she has homicidal ideation for her sister. At the age of fourteen her step father sexually abused her.
Teenage girls within the age 13-19 are becoming pregnant. Teens drop out of school because they are pregnant. They are scared their peers will judge them. Some teenage parents should get a job to provide for they family and work a lot of hours and don’t have time for school. Pregnancy can involve a lot of health problems for the mother and the baby.
And while under the custody of her father she was molested by her cousin and uncle, she ended up being pregnant at the age of 14 but the child she would birth died due to premature birth. She was a victim to a plethora of struggle but thanks to her father she became invested in school and she rose up to go to college and then to stardom from there. Oprah was faced with struggle her entire life before becoming an adult, but she still found a way to overcome that through the attributes she obtained from years of