My name is Odette Nizeyimana. I’m 18 years old and come from a poor family, where finding food was sometimes difficult. Unlike many parents who think it is unnecessary to send girls to school, my father always promised me that he would support my education until I got a diploma.
Leaders commit to action on education in emergencies and launch new international commission to reverse decline in funding for education.
First lady Michelle Obama is traveling in Asia this week to promote a new initiative with the Peace Corps aimed at closing the education gap for girls.
WASHINGTON (March 3, 2015) — More than 50 years after former President John F.
An estimated 66 million children around the world are out of school; most of them girls. Investing in girls’ education is a fundamental to reducing global poverty, yet millions of girls face huge challenges when it comes to accessing educational opportunities.
CARE; GLAMOUR’S 'THE GIRL PROJECT' FEATURED IN A PANEL DISCUSSION FEATURING FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA
WASHINGTON DC - December 11, 2014 - On Friday, the global poverty fighting organization CARE will participate in a Brookings Institution panel event to raise awareness about the importance of community empowerment in helping adolescent girls receive education.