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Worldwide, more than 62 million girls are not in school.

There are many barriers that prevent girls from attending schools such as poverty, child marriage, gender discrimination, sex trafficking, and slavery. Despite these hardships, some resilient, determined, and empowered girls are using their voice to change the world.

In Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time meet over 30 girls on their journey to education and empowerment & discover what you can do to help make a change.

Verdict: This compelling nonfiction narrative is a must read. It will open your eyes to injustices in the world, and inspire you to go out and make a change. 

Learn more about this book, the film that inspired it, and the global movement for girls’ education and empowerment by visiting http://girlrising.com/

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