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STRATEGIES FOR OVERCOMING GIRL’S BARRIER IN EDUCATION IN PHALOMBE COMMUNITY

While girl education is widely recognized as a fundamental human right for every girl in Malawi, in practice, many girls in Phalombe District in the southern region of Malawi have been historically lo … Read More»

passy mubalama's picture

Education for women and girls a duty for all

Education for women and girls of all duty. … Read More»

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Culture, a barrier to Girls' access to Education.

I grew up in a community where a girl child is looked at as a source of wealth, a girl as young as 12years old is given out to a boy or man three times her age for marriage as long as they can pay dow … Read More»

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Poked her private parts as a way of punishment

Many times i ask myself what runs through the minds of many people. We can never tell what some one is capable of until they surprise you with the worst. … Read More»

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My Community - Barrier & Fear of Girls to Accessing education

My grandfather was exposed to education in his days as a village head and village judge. … Read More»

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Feedback on Life skills and importance in changing attitudes

I happen to be a small red cross society in my household. my household is never without a vulnerable girl, or woman that i support. … Read More»

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2013 VOF Week 3: Education

Our grandmothers would go to school to learn to read and write. Only those whose parents had lots of money could attend college. But i think in my country we have been very fortunate in that regard. … Read More»

Somaye Dehban's picture

shifting the discrimination to the other side is not the solution...

My personal story regarding education is unusual yet has many common faces: I had access to education at all different levels as a very young woman. … Read More»

Felevyn's picture

2013 VOF Week 3 Break the Cycle: More Access to Girls Education

What happens when a young girl age 12 is forced into marriage? Her right to education is ceased. This is the case of my 62year old mother who was force into marriage by her own father. … Read More»

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