She was a top student. Now, violence and bullying keep her from school.
Raghad, age 11, should be in 5th grade, but hasn’t been to school in two-and-a-half years because she and her family have had to move so many times during the Syrian conflict.
Water is essential to life. And yet it could have kept Susan out of school for good.
“Please Henry don’t talk to me in vernacular, I don’t want to be punished once my colleagues and teachers hear me talking our vernacular while in the campus.”
In a country overwhelmed by refugee children, the schools had no room for her.
Hanan, age 8, lives in a Jordanian slum with her mother and four siblings.
For a girl with untapped potential, child marriage could end her life before it starts.
Angie is 13 and lives in a one-bedroom house with her family in Honduras.
When I left for Lalwi village, in Bahraich, to meet the girls of Ekta adolescent group, little did I know that I was about to discover a gold mine of inspirational stories.