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The Freakonomics of “The Girl Effect”

How might a girl change the course of humanity? Read more >>

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Ethiopia Partners with the U.S. to Put Girls’ Education First

US Ambassador Donald Booth, USAID Ethiopia Mission Director Thomas Staal, First Lady Azeb Mesfin, and Minister of Education Demeke Mekonnen (in pictures taking tea post event); Behind Director Staal in some photos is USAID's Education Office Chief Allyson Wainer.

USAID partners with FreAddis to improve education in Ethipia, with assistance from the Ministry of Education. Read more >>

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Dr. Jill Biden visits a USAID sponsored school for girls in Kenya

A great video over at highlights the travels of Dr. Jill Biden in Kenya and her visit to a girls school helping to give young women a brighter future.

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Measured Marriage: For One 15-year old, a Chance to Finish Childhood from USAID

Kanjeer, Pakistan – Bakhtawar was a good student in the fifth grade at a small school located in a Southern Pakistan village. She enjoyed learning, laughing with her friends, and spending time with her family. But one evening, as she sat nervously in a chair beside her parents at the local meeting hall, she knew […]

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