We know that if you educate a girl, you will change her country and help improve our world. When girls are educated, child marriages and early births decline, the workforce is strengthened, jobs are created, incomes rise, social conditions and health outcomes improve. Put simply, educating girls builds a brighter future.– Julia Gillard
A clip of a recent speech given by Michelle Obama (“First Lady”, wife of President Obama of the USA) in London, speaking on girls’ education. Over 300 enthusiastic students at the Mulberry School for Girls in London listened to Mrs. Obama talk about Let Girls Learn – the First Lady’s courageous and bold initiative to help adolescent girls around the world complete school.