Girl Rising

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‘Girl Rising:’ What Can We Do To Help Girls? Ask Liam Neeson.


Girl Rising (2013) This is a guest post written by Colleen Lutz Clemens. Girl Rising unites prominent female authors, such as Edwidge Danticat from Haiti or Aminatta Forna from Sierra Leone, with girls such as Wadley or Mariama from their respective countries. Together, Danticat and Wadley, Forna and Mariama, and seven other pairs have their […]