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Girls Are Not Really So Scary

Outside the western world, education is not “free.” ¬†For those living in the underdeveloped world, education is most often funded by fees charged to parents. For many families, school is an expensive privilege that they spend day in and day … Continue reading

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Why Educate Girls?

Living in the West this seems like a ridiculous question–one that was settled long ago. However, after living in Uganda, my eyes were opened to the truth that much of the world does not see the value in educating their … Continue reading

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Abducted Nigerian Girls

Time magazine has asked an important question in light of the abduction of 230 young Nigerian girls on April 14th. Why were these girls targeted by Boko Haram and how have we failed them? It appears that the girls who … Continue reading

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