#Room to Read

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

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

    Feb. 10, 2017|Room to Read

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Sept. 8, 2016|Room to Read

    We need to talk about worldwide illiteracy. Read more

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

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

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

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

  • Article: girl beats exams after parents burn books
    Education

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

    June 15, 2016|Room to Read

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

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

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

    March 24, 2016|Room to Read

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

  • Video: How Shabnam dared to defy her village in India and changed the future for all its girls
    Girls & Women

    How Shabnam dared to defy her village in India and changed the future for all its girls

    March 8, 2016|Room to Read

    An inspiring young girl who dared to learn. Read more