CARE is a signatory to Girl Declaration and helped with its development.
International Day of the Girl
Focus On: Girls' Education
CARE is celebrating the second annual International Day of the Girl by recognizing the life-changing impact an education can have on a girl and her family. When a girl has the opportunity to go to school, it stops poverty in its tracks. An educated girl will earn a greater income, wait until she's ready to marry and have children, and create a healthy, stable household for her and her family. When girls get an education, whole communities thrive and the cycle of poverty is broken.
War in Syria is keeping girls out of school
In a country overwhelmed by refugee children, the schools had no room for Hanan.
Sangita's second chance to go to school
Up until two months ago, 13-year-old Sangita Devi had never set foot in a school.
Water is essential to life
And yet it could have kept Susan out of school for good.
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