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Why Girls’ Education

Girl Rising is working to create a world where all girls learn, rise, and thrive.  Education is a basic human right. Access to quality education lifts people out of poverty, levels inequities and builds a more sustainable world. But around the world 129 million girls are out of school and millions more have access only to subpar education due to gender-related barriers such as forced marriage, trafficking, the burden of domestic work, gender-based violence, and gender discrimination. Girl Rising is working to right this wrong.

स्वास्थ्य सेवाओं से लेकर शैक्षिक और सांस्कृतिक कार्यक्रमों तक हम मदद कर सकते हैं।

Girls learning in school

Educate a girl - change the world.

Educating girls has positive ripple effects on...




Climate Change Mitigation

Environmental Health

The young women who participate in Girl Rising’s programs are powerful demonstrations of the promise of girl’s education. Explore their stories.

Young leader in Pakistan

Hafsa Qadir

leads communities to safety in Pakistan after devastating floods.

Mercy Damonjo

Mercy Kamonjo

Future Rising Fellow, Kenya, empowers rural communities to better manage climate change impacts.

Betty Khakoni

Betty Khakoni

created and now leads a Peer Education Program focused on sexual and reproductive health.

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