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2013 VOF Week 3

Priyanka Shrestha's picture

Vulnerabilities of women in Nepal

31 Dec 2012- A migrant Nepali woman got raped while returning to her home from the immigration office in Kathmandu. 3 April 2013- A teenage girl got raped in Kavre district of Nepal. … Read More»

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"Agri Yumma, Agri!"

My mother always used to tell me about my great grandmother’s empowering words during the cold nights she stayed up late studying: “Agri yumma! … Read More»

Debra K Adams MA's picture

Women and Girls and Popular Education 2013 VOF Week 3

bell hooks says, “. . . the purpose of education is to show students how to define themselves . . . in the world” … Read More»

Jeanne N's picture

Diverse Views on Education

Good education is one of the most high regarded value here in the Philippines. Regardless of gender, we are all given equal opportunity to grow as successful and competent people. … Read More»

Sangita Thapa's picture

Pen and Poltergeist: A Battle for Emancipation

As I sit here to write, I find myself lucky enough to have this luxury of writing, of having access to this amazing technology and knowing just how and when to move my fingers on the keyboard, just a … Read More»

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Girls’ Access to Education; improving the lives of girls in my community.

This assignment is supposed to be a personal testimony on my vision for improving the lives of girls in my community, but really what is my community ? … Read More»

Iryna's picture

Education opens windows

“Mama was washing a window, papa was reading a newspaper”, everyone who was born in the USSR knows this phrase because is the very first we’ve learnt to read. … Read More»

Rochelle White's picture

2013 VOF Week 3

Poverty is a tremendous barrier that restrains education for young girls. For example, in the U.S., schools are administered funds based on a grading curve and rank. … Read More»

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bONJOUR je suis accompagnateur des femmes sur la troisieme semaine de VOF 2013. … Read More»

Vweta's picture

Every Girl is a Shero!

Ajegunle, one of the communities I work with is a slum in rural Lagos and its home to about 300,000 Illaje and Yoruba speaking people of Western Nigeria. … Read More»

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