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July 2013


11 Year Old Nada Al-Ahdal Escapes Forced Marriage

A wildly articulate and passionate Yemeni girl named Nada Al-Ahdal tells the tale of her escape from a forced marriage at the age of just 11 years old. She sends a powerful message to this who would strip the rights and dreams of a child. There are many fantastic NGO’s working on this issue today. Get involved with one today. If you are not sure which one to choose, contact us at Members@omaat.org and we would be glad to help you.

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Never Underestimate The Power Of One

A little over 30 years ago, a teenager named Jadav “Molai” Payeng began burying seeds along a barren sandbar near his birthplace in northern India’s Assam region to grow a refuge for wildlife. Not long after, he decided to dedicate his life to this endeavor, so he moved to the site where he could work full-time creating a lush new forest ecosystem. Incredibly, the spot today hosts a sprawling 1,360 acre of jungle that Payeng planted single-handedly.

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