Theme: Awesome girls
Every child has the ability to affect change in their community, but we often try to silence them, especially girls. Girls across the world are told who to be, what to think, what to do, and what their future will be. They are kept from math and science courses, forced to give up school entirely, accused of violating the gender binary, and much, much worse.
But girls are resilient. They are strong. They are innovative. They are intelligent. They are compassionate. They are ambitious. They have the potential to change the world. So, in honor of all the awesome girls out there, I’m going to share the stories of just a very few of them. You’ll learn about girls in the Middle East fighting for their right to go to school. You’ll learn about girls in Asia petitioning the government for better infrastructure. You’ll learn about girls in the US writing books against bullying and going to college in their teens. And, most of all, you’ll learn that girls are awesome.
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