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The Girl Cause, Our Cause!

In the past in my rural community, girl’s higher education was believed to be a waste as the girl will marry and take everything she has learnt to her husband’s house and end it in the kitchen. … Read More»

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Breaking the Education barrier

My father married my mother in 1979, he brought her all the way from eastern Nigeria to Lagos at the age of sixteen, my mother was never educated by her parents, because of the “she factor”. … Read More»

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Need: Education for Women will Stabilize Afghanistan for Peace.

As an Afghan American, I decided to take the education I received in the United States back to Afghanistan, to help rebuild my home country. … Read More»

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For You I Will

You are all I have to work and smile for, You give me all the reasons to wake up early each day, You have always been the reason I go to bed late, … Read More»

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“Too old to learn? Do women “age-out” of their opportunity for an education?” [2013 VOF Week 3]

My community of women and girls live in a refugee settlement in Uganda, they live there because of the ongoing war in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). … Read More»

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LITERACY IS GIRL POWER-from a CAMEROONIAN WOMAN PERSPECTIVE

Education and training of women was recognised as a Human Right in the Beijing Platform of Action. … Read More»

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"Maternal Health"

It goes without saying that the issue of maternal mortality has moved me deeply and is very close to my heart. It is the tragedy that propels me to act both personally and professionally. … Read More»

estelle's picture

LITERACY IS GIRL POWER-from a CAMEROONIAN WOMAN PERSPECTIVE

Education and training of women was recognised as a Human Right in the Beijing Platform of Action. … Read More»

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ERADICATE POVERTY- EDUCATE GIRLS!!!!

In 2003, the Child Right Acts in Nigeria which criminalizes child trafficking was enacted. … Read More»

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"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»

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