#Girls Education

  • Article: What Is the Connection Between Education and Poverty?

    What Is the Connection Between Education and Poverty?

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 7, 2020

    Millions of children globally cannot attend school because they live on less than $1.90 a day. Read more

  • Article: Michelle Obama and Julia Roberts Just Visited Schoolgirls in Vietnam

    Michelle Obama and Julia Roberts Just Visited Schoolgirls in Vietnam

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Dec. 10, 2019

    The trip supported Room to Read and the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance. Read more

  • Article: This Important Bill for Girls' Education Received Bipartisan Support on the Global Citizen Stage
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    This Important Bill for Girls' Education Received Bipartisan Support on the Global Citizen Stage

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 16, 2019

    The Keeping Girls in School Act will reach 130 million girls out of school. Read more

  • Article: Governor of Lagos Pledges to Embed the 'Transformative Power of Toilets' in Policy-Making

    Governor of Lagos Pledges to Embed the 'Transformative Power of Toilets' in Policy-Making

    By Imogen Calderwood|RB|Oct. 9, 2019

    Nigerian politician Babajide Sanwo-Olu said sanitation is a “defining issue” for him. Read more

  • Article: 7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

    7 Barriers to Girls’ Education Around the World

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2019

    Child marriage, poverty, and period stigma are stopping girls from realizing their dreams. Read more

  • Feature: 'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    'I Was Not His Equal Partner': What It's Like to Be a Child Bride in Massachusetts

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 6, 2019

    Tammy Monteiro was married at 16 in Massachusetts. Marriage before 18 is still legal there today. Read more

  • Article: How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    How Women Are Shut Out of the Global Workforce

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 2, 2019

    Advancing gender equality and empowering women could add $12 trillion to the global economy. Read more

  • Article: Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most
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    Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 14, 2019

    Education Cannot Wait and UNRWA set up a new program to invest in their futures. Read more