- 64% of illiterate adults are women.
- Girls under 15 are 5 times more likely to die in childbirth.
- Over 60% of the world's hungry are women.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
"To End Child Marriage: Girls NOT Brides"
--Graca Machel ("The Elders")
"This is a grave Human Rights issue, but it's also a development issue. How could you improve girls' education, when they are taken out of school to be married."
--Mary Robinson ("The Elders")