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    Posted March 4, 2014 by
    Warsaw, Poland
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    I was married off as a the aged of 14


    I am Binta Fatty a Gambian and i was just 14 when i was forced to marry my uncle, and  at 15, I became a mum.


    Unlike most child-wives, I refused to drop out of school. "I can remember sitting my middle school (Grade 9) exams, when i was heavily pregnant. Thank God , so i managed to juggle being a teenage mum and a student.


    I am now pursuing my Master's Degree in Diplomacy in Poland. I received a European Union (EU) scholarship after successfully graduating with a B.A. in Economics.


    From a child wife to a diplomat in the making. My story is one of determination, courage and inspiration.I will like to share my story with the world .


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