School me longer!

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Do you believe more schooled girl-children turn out to be more all-round, attached and focused world-citizens?

A boy peeps into an empty classroom at his primary school as a nationwide strike by Kenyan teachers demanding a salary increase left most learning institutions paralyzed, in Nairobi

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Personally, I highly believe so because for one thing, I’ve witnessed it happen over the years I’ve lived. Basing on the motherly figures I grew up with around me, I managed to witness first-hand what true education can do to change the world. My mother managed to bring it to my attention that it’s not about the number of classes one has sat in but the summation of the knowledge they’ve accumulated over their entire life and daily experiences, as well.

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I managed to volunteer actively in the field of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights of young people during 2015 and what I came across was simply amazing. Most of all, I got to appreciate that many young girls, out there, do what they do simply they haven’t…

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