Now more than ever, girls’ education around the world has been disrupted. This was a problem before the COVID-19 pandemic — and the lockdown has only exacerbated the situation. Girls are confronted with the dangers of trafficking, gender-based violence, and child marriage. Many of them will never see the inside of a classroom.
Educating a girl can change a community.
An educated girl is more likely to grow up safe, healthy, and confident to take control of her future. She understands the value of education and will likely send her children to school. She improves her problem solving and critical thinking skills. She is likely to engage in her community and empower other girls around her.
An educated girl can change the world.