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Pooja Pant's picture

Apprentice

My mother was married off to my father when she was a sixteen-year-old girl before she finished high school. … Read More»

Jan Afza's picture

Empower Girls and Later They Empower Each Other

I have spent my school days in one of the districts in Afghanistan where the passion for learning knowledge soars up among its people day by day. … Read More»

Aminah's picture

"If only your grandma gave me school books" My mother sighs

"Mamma" started school during early 1960s with her brother who is a year older. She has two older siblings who never went to school. … Read More»

neetak's picture

Girls' Education- Barriers and Solutions - 2013 VOF Week 3

In a country like India, where female foeticide is prevalent even today, there are many obstacles in convincing parents that a girl-child needs to be educated. … Read More»

Prashamsa's picture

Nepalese Girls are educated but NOT ALL OF THEM

Female education in Nepal has always been a critical issue. … Read More»

Neelia Seyer's picture

Woman... Hitch Your Wagon To A Star

I am from a Third World country,but that didn't prove deterrent to setting a goal and aiming high for myself. As the old adage says, "Hitch your wagon to a star". … Read More»

Aminah's picture

Mother-machine my strength!

Day in and day out, the lovely rhythm of the motor - lulling us to sleep and giving us comfort. My lovely mother and her sewing machine: earned the clothes we wore; earned the food we ate; … Read More»

neetak's picture

Say NO

The one problem with us women is that we ‘feel’ and we don’t say NO. It is about saying NO to ourselves. That we will not tolerate any abuse, being treated weak and more so being denied our rights. … Read More»

Jeanne N's picture

My Epiphanies: My Awakening

My journey with women empowerment could be dated back since I was born. In our family, our personal empowerment is as important as respect for elders. … Read More»

rasani's picture

World Pulse: Turning Stereotypes of Women to be False

After I completed my intermediate level, I wanted to enroll in the institution which provides good education. Unfortunately, I could study only that stream which fit into my family budget. … Read More»

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