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  • Article: Open Letter to Trump: Executive Order Erodes Trust in US Around the World

    Open Letter to Trump: Executive Order Erodes Trust in US Around the World

    From Room to Read|Feb. 10, 2017

    “When we succumb to fear, we surrender our humanity. “ Read more

  • Video: How Roshanara Defied Her Parents and Said ‘No’ to Child Marriage

    How Roshanara Defied Her Parents and Said ‘No’ to Child Marriage

    By Yosola Olorunshola|Room to Read|Nov. 29, 2016

    “What will you do with the education?” her mother said. “You only need to cook and clean.” Read more

  • Article: This Girl Knows How to Handle a Street-Harasser

    This Girl Knows How to Handle a Street-Harasser

    From Room to Read|Oct. 11, 2016

    How a teenage girl in India rallied her community to put an end to sexual harassment on the street. Read more

  • Video: Can You Read This? Nearly 780 Million People Around the World Cannot

    Can You Read This? Nearly 780 Million People Around the World Cannot

    From Room to Read|Sept. 8, 2016

    We need to talk about worldwide illiteracy. Read more

  • Article: This 9-year-old girl inspires others after opening "street library" in India

    This 9-year-old girl inspires others after opening "street library" in India

    By Meghan Werft|Room to Read|July 6, 2016

    “Friendship with books leads to friendship with the world.” Read more

  • Article: girl beats exams after parents burn books

    She snuck out to take exams after her parents burned her books…twice.

    From Room to Read|June 15, 2016

    Tay Thi was a rebellious teenager who defied her parents by staying in school. Read more

  • Article: A year after the Nepal Earthquake, a survivor finds strength at school

    A year after the Nepal Earthquake, a survivor finds strength at school

    From Room to Read|April 25, 2016

    One schoolgirl tells her story of surviving disaster. Read more

  • Article: For India's school girls, how one father's support gets multiplied

    For India's school girls, how one father's support gets multiplied

    From Room to Read|March 24, 2016

    "Education is a lamp that can brighten a child's life" - Bhajnu father and education advocate. Read more