17 Stories about Being a Mother While Still a Child

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Meet 17 girls from five countries who have become mothers while still children. Their captivating stories provide a unique insight into their dreams, challenges and great strength. Their stories are accompanied by beautiful photos taken by acclaimed photographer Pieter ten Hoopen, whose point of departure is the traditional family photo. HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark has written the introduction of the book sharing her keen interest in the lives of women around the world.



A better world for girls and women

When I visited Burkina Faso in April 2016, I met Kiswendsida. She is a lovely young girl, 15 years old and as any other young teenager, with her whole life in front of her. I also met her daughter, Koudbi, a beautiful, one month old baby. Kiswendsida is one of the young mothers we meet in this book.


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