#Room to Read

  • 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

  • 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: 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

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

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

    From Room to Read|March 8, 2016

    An inspiring young girl who dared to learn. Read more