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Afghanistan a Land of Mystery and Ancient Culture

Afghanistan is a land of mystery, with a rich and ancient culture. It is also a country with a long history of domination by foreign conquerors and strife among internally warring factions. It lies at the gateway between Asia and Europe, and today this country is under attack from the

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Watch 180 Degrees of Impact’s conversation with Educate Girls Now’s Director Marilyn Mosley Gordanier

Marilyn Mosley Gordanier has been a leader in the education realm for 40 years. Having helped start one of the United States’ first home schooling programs and having launched the first online home schooling program in the world, Marilyn pioneered the creation of educational options for non-traditional students, with 8,000

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The Importance of Educating Girls by 17 year old Mia Davies

I am a girl, and I am educated. Even before I started schooling, my parents would sit me down for lessons first in reading and spelling, and then languages, geography, and history. I cannot remember a time when my bedroom walls were not covered in academic posters and stocked bookshelves.

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When the first day of the new school year starts in Afghanistan on Thursday, 3.7 million boys and girls won’t be in attendance, because of increased violence, displacement and poverty. The total number — roughly one in three school-age Afghan children — is expected to grow this year as violence

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Food4School: Getting Girls in the Classroom by Feeding Their Families by Alexandra Bradford

With her Food4School program, educator Marilyn Mosley Gordanier hopes that giving families money to buy food will allow them to pay for their daughters’ education and keep them from turning to child marriage to make ends meet. Marilyn Mosley Gordanier’s life changed the day she sat down in front of

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