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GENDER DISCRIMINATION

GENDER DISCRIMINATION Discrimination based on gender is one of the primary impediments to education. And it affects boys and girls. In some regions, boys’ educational opportunities are limited by gender roles that force them to work rather than attend school. These financial responsibilities are often increased in boys’ adolescent years, making it difficult for them […]

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Kenyan Grandmother at school with her great-great-grandchildren.

Kenyan grandmother at school with her great-great-grandchildren By Ed ThomasBBC News, Ndalat, Kenya Priscilla Sitienei: “I want to inspire children” A 90-year-old Kenyan woman who goes to class with six of her great-great-grandchildren is believed to be the oldest primary school pupil in the world. Sitting at the front of class four in her school […]

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Inspiring Quotes from 100 Extraordinary Women

Most lists of motivational quotes are dominated by the counsel of men, and it certainly isn’t because women lack words of wisdom. So, I curated a list of my favorite quotes — from luminaries living and dead, activists and athletes, authors and actors, leaders and lovers — all women. Each of these is powerful in […]

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WAAW Foundation Founder and CEO’s Remarks

Dear WAAW Foundation Friends, 2014 has been another year of remarkable strides and progress for WAAW foundation! This year, we placed several pillars on our foundation in preparation for the great work ahead. I am extremely proud of what we accomplished together and would like to say thank you to all our partners, friends and […]

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