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Room to Read
We partner with communities across the globe to promote literacy and girls' education. World Change Starts with Educated Children.
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Child marriage on the rise among Syrian refugee girls in Jordan. Poverty identified as primary reason driving families to marry off their daughters as life for refugees fleeing conflict in Syria becomes increasingly difficult.
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“The correlation between diversity & financial performance is clear across different sectors and geographies: more diverse teams equals significant financial outperformance.”
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"400 million children won’t get beyond primary education & won’t get an education that is worthwhile for the future. This is a crisis of huge proportions." Gordon Brown, UN Special Envoy for Global Education speaking at the Breakfast
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Malala Fund Apr 18
“We shouldn’t have to fight alone” — teen activist Peace Ayo took her fight for girls’ education to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting. Read her remarks: |
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Why teaching America to read was the perfect life mission for Barbara Bush
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No one believed in Esther dream, but she didn't let it deter her from achieving it. 🛩 ✊🏾
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UN Women Apr 18
We congratulate Egypt's National Council for Women on the approval of the new law that will advance women's empowerment in all spheres! Find out more:
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Room to Read Apr 18
In 2014, more than 200 girls were kidnapped from a school in Nigeria. The world responded: . Four years later, more than a hundred of them have been freed. Discover their stories:
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Foreign Office 🇬🇧 Apr 17
When we educate girls the world starts to change. Investing in girls' education is the smartest investment we can make.
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Women in the World Apr 18
We really couldn't have said it any better ourselves, :
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Room to Read Apr 18
Barbara Bush redefined the role of first lady. Today we remember & honor the incredible life and legacy of a strong woman with a passion for literacy & commitment to spreading the joy of books & reading to children across the nation.
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Garbiñe Muguruza Apr 18
I sat down with to share why literacy & are so important to me & why I've teamed up with . My goal is to create a library in filled w/ children's books. Join me today I'm over halfway to reaching my goal!
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Room to Read Apr 17
Where are the world's toughest places to study?
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Room to Read Apr 17
We’re so excited to announce the news that is performing at our NY Gala, helping support our mission of childhood literacy and girls education! Cause only you can make us feel this excited 🎤🎤🎉🎉
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Room to Read Apr 17
This teen established a library in Kenya to promote education and improve literacy levels in her community!
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Room to Read Apr 17
In a community, more than 400 parents came together to work toward building a Room to Read for their children. Imagine what we could accomplish if we followed in their footsteps. Take your first steps here:
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Geetha Murali Apr 13
With today, I'm having a to alumna Suma Tharu taking the stage w/ & Meryl Streep. Suma's song spoke to her experience as a slave in Nepal but her courage & fight for her rights are our universal struggle
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Room to Read Apr 16
. honors young Cambodian Catherine Harry. She's only 23, but she's famous for challenging & defying societal rules in the gender fight. "We’re so confined by culture. I wanted to break all these taboos."
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Room to Read Apr 16
The list is out for this year's Pulitzer Prize winners and what a list it is! The only thing that's missing is a spot for children's literature - but we may be a bit biased here!
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Room to Read Apr 16
Kien and his single mother don't have a lot, but they do have books. Read on to hear how Room to Read's library helped bloom their bond
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