It’s a sunny Tuesday afternoon at CARE’s Nutrition Centre in Mankien, Unity state. Joyce* is sitting on the tiled floor breast feeding two of her children: Peter and Rose, twins of 12 months.
First lady Michelle Obama is traveling in Asia this week to promote a new initiative with the Peace Corps aimed at closing the education gap for girls.
WASHINGTON (March 3, 2015) — More than 50 years after former President John F.
An estimated 66 million children around the world are out of school; most of them girls. Investing in girls’ education is a fundamental to reducing global poverty, yet millions of girls face huge challenges when it comes to accessing educational opportunities.
The Huffington Post - While Most Kids Wrapped Up 1st Week Of School, 31 Million Girls Were Kept Out Of Classrooms
Across the globe, students stocked up on fresh supplies and caught up with old classmates last week. But for 31 million girls, there were no teachers to meet, no first-day jitters to quell and no new homework to get cracking on.
As I entered the hut, I paused. Pulling the end of my dupatta (piece of cloth used by women to cover their chest and head), I wiped off perspiration from my brow. Mariam came forward to greet me and holding my hand, led me inside her hut.