Shabana Sheikh

Born: 1950

Pakistan, India

Date of interview: 11th May 2006

Map showing where Shabana Sheikh came from

Was this your older sister?

Older sister, yes, she was a year and a half older than me. We knew the family, and well they thought she got married very young so they came with propose for me and I said no I still want to study I don't want to get married too young but one of those things happened, so I got married very young, I was only fourteen when I got married, and I moved to Nairobi then and stayed with my in-laws.