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Sherifatu Yahya; the girl who escape forced marriage to become a professional
Published On: December 18, 2012, 13:15 GMT
 
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Sherifatu Yahya; the girl who escape forced marriage to become a professional

Sherifatu graduated at the weekend


Sherifatu Yahya, the 15 year old girl who was almost forced into marriage by her parents last year and was only saved when Joy FM shone light on the matter is now a professional seamstress.

Following the story on Joy FM’s Midday News about Sherifatu’s, officers of the Domestic Violence and Victims Support Unit of the Ghana Police Service and the Department of Social Welfare intervened and rescued her.

The marriage was stopped and Sherifatu went back to learn a trade.

Over the weekend she graduated from Our Lady of Fatima Sewing Centre where she had been undergoing apprenticeship with seven others.


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