Laxmi Pal is not only creating art, she’s creating history. The 12-year-old grew up in a tiny thatched-roof hut made of dried mud in Kodanna village, believing that she didn’t belong in school.
My name is Israa’ Salman Al-Rehel. I am 10 years old and I live with my family of eight in Beit Lahia in the Gaza Strip. Since I was four, I have had a hard time seeing and must use prescription glasses.
Feb 2012 Girls Leadership Program Brief