Because I am a Girl

Because I am a Girl

by Deborah Moggach, Irvine Welsh, Joanne Harris, Kathy Lette
     
 

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Because I am a girl I am less likely to go to school

Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer from malnutrition

Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer violence in the home

Because I am a girl I am more likely to marry and start a family before I reach my twenties.

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Because I am a girl I am less likely to go to school

Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer from malnutrition

Because I am a girl I am more likely to suffer violence in the home

Because I am a girl I am more likely to marry and start a family before I reach my twenties.

Seven authors have visited seven different countries and spoken to young women and girls about their lives, struggles and hopes. The result is an extraordinary collection of writings about prejudice, abuse, and neglect, but also about courage, resilience and changing attitudes.

Proceeds from sales of this book will go to PLAN, one of the world's largest child-centered community development organisations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781409089162
Publisher:
Random House Adult Trade Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/23/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
750,916
File size:
0 MB

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