Friday, 11 October 2013

Day of the girl


Are you a woman, a girl or do you have a daughter, a wife?


Did you/ she have a good education?


Think in how many different ways this made a difference to your/ her life?


Wow heh


Did you know that in the world.....

  
In addition, the difference education makes for you, it would have the following advantages for many: 
  • Reduction of child and maternal mortality
  • Improvement of child nutrition and health
  • Lower birth rates
  • Enhancement of women's domestic role and their political participation
  • Improvement of the economic productivity and growth
  • Protection of girls from HIV/AIDS, abuse and exploitation

Raise your hand now if you think every child needs an education by a

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sign the petition

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6 comments:

  1. Great post!
    Signed the petition!

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  2. Marja I signed the petition and posted the video on my Facebook page.
    Very very important message to get across.
    Namaste
    Peggy ♥♥

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  3. Good post and unfortunately the same girls are surrounded by males who, while getting some education, are probably getting polluted knowledge. Poor girls. For them it is a lose/lose.

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  4. Important subject Marja. I was so lucky that my parents believed in education for girls, at a time when it wasn't so common.

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  5. Thanks for sharing this, Marja.
    I am going to sign the petition now.

    Take care.
    Happy weekend

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  6. Great post and important project,Marja!

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