Wednesday, 04 May 2016 18:00

How to Empower the Next Generation of Girls? With Girls.

Rate this item
(0 votes)

When Sa’a jumped from the moving truck, she wasn’t thinking about her education that had just been cut short. She was fleeing for her life.

One of the more than 250 girls kidnapped from their school in Chibok, Nigeria, two years ago, Sa’a recounted that heartbreaking story to members of Congress recently, renewing calls to rescue the hundreds of still missing schoolgirls and finally #bringbackourgirls.

Sa’a is now a college student in the U.S. Her story is a reminder of what is possible when girls are given the chance to receive a quality education in a safe place. Her story also illustrates what we stand to lose when a girl’s education is taken away. Read More.

Additional Info

  • author: Matt Kertman
  • Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brac/how-to-empower-the-next-g_1_b_9771868.html
  • Date: 25 May 2016
  • Media: Huffington Post
Read 1480 times