14 year old girl set an example by stopping her own marriage in Odisha

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Berhampur: A 14 year old girl set an example by stopping her own marriage in Odisha.

Rutu Nahak (14), daughter of Narayan Nahak of Chadhiapalli village of Aska block in Ganjam district showed her bravery and went against her family’s decision to get her married of.

Rutu is a class IX student, her marriage had been fixed for the 9th of March by her family, she opposed the decision. She decided to approach the child help line to stop this marriage.

Rutu placed a call on child helpline number 1098 and gave information about her family’s decision. She also communicated that she wanted continue with her studies.

The child line members along with a few social activists came to Rutu’s help and deposed her case with the Child Welfare Committee (CWC). On counselling, Rutu’s parents realised their wrong doing. Her marriage was stopped and she is now pursuing with her studies.

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