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Recognizing the challenges girls face [Letter]

Recognizing the challenges girls face [Letter]

To lend our support to girls' education globally, Roland Park Country School salutes the United Nations' International Day of the Girl, which recognizes girls' rights and the unique challenges girls face, especially in education.

This week also marks six months since 273 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped, and they have not yet been returned to their families. And on Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Malala Yousafzai, 17, the youngest person ever to win the prize.

Malala is the Pakistani teenager and education activist who was shot in the head by the Taliban on a school bus two years ago for speaking up for girls' education. The shooting did not silence her voice,...