Tanzanian Mereso Kilusu was a child bride and is now an activist against child marriage. She writes, “In the fight against child marriage, the biggest battle is finding those who are ready for change and giving them the courage to speak to others.”
Her story was translated by LoeRose Mbise, of YWCA Tanzania, and edited by Marlee Wasser, of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health.
Read Mereso’s story here.

Tanzanian Mereso Kilusu was a child bride and is now an activist against child marriage. She writes, “In the fight against child marriage, the biggest battle is finding those who are ready for change and giving them the courage to speak to others.”

Her story was translated by LoeRose Mbise, of YWCA Tanzania, and edited by Marlee Wasser, of The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health.

Read Mereso’s story here.

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