Bad childhood and poverty of Safina Hussain
Actor father’s daughter, yet chose a different career
Safina Hussain had inherited acting, but she chose a different field for herself. A field in which many awards have been awarded for his work. Why did Safina Hussain have to start Educate Girls? In response, he removed the veil from his sufferings and wounds. Safina Hussain had said, ‘Because of my own journey, I had to start Educate Girls. I grew up in Delhi and had a very rough childhood. I have seen poverty, violence and exploitation. But with the help of a friend of my father, I was able to come out of my traumatized childhood and became the first member of my family to go to university.
People used to close the door on their mouth, used to behave badly
Safina Hussain had told that due to education she was able to come out of problems ranging from poverty to exploitation and hence she also decided to shape the future of other girls. But the start was not good. In another interview, Safina Hussain had told that when she started going door-to-door for girls’ education and started telling people, there were many problems. Some people would have closed the door on their mouth and some would have behaved badly.
When relatives said on studies – spending money on daughter’s education is a waste
Safina Hussain did not forget the time when she sought her father’s help to study in London. When father Yusuf Hussain started giving money for his studies, his friends and relatives tried to stop him. Argued that spending more money on girl’s education is a waste. But Yusuf Hussain sold his business to educate the daughter and also distanced himself from the people who taunted. Safina Hussain had said that if she did not get the support of her father, she too would have been sacrificed to the patriarchy.