Michelle Obama: For girls, a heartbreaking loss — and an opportunity

Published in Odd and Fun on 15th December 2017
Michelle Obama: For girls, a heartbreaking loss — and an opportunity

( CNN) Ralphina Feelee lives in Liberia, where the average family gets by on less than two dollars a day, and many families simply can’t afford to educate their daughters. Teen pregnancy rates are high, and pregnant girls are often discouraged from attending school.

Sometimes it’s not even safe for girls to attend school in the first place, since their commutes to and from school can be dangerous, and they sometimes even face sexual harassment and assault at school.

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