It’s time to end early marriage in Ethiopia

2022-11-30T00:58:55+00:00November 17th, 2015|About imagine1day, Girl Fund, Life in Ethiopia|

The story is all too real: a young Ethiopian girl, having had the fortune of receiving a primary school education, is set to be married at the age of 15. There is little question about her possibilities of further education, of developing skills and a career. Instead an outdated cultural tradition will see her role

Attitude shift needed to get more girls into school

2015-11-05T11:00:43+00:00November 5th, 2015|About imagine1day, Girl Fund, Life in Ethiopia|

Changing attitudes is a key step to ensuring every girl across the world gets an education. That was the message from Michelle Obama, the First Lady of the United States, who I had the pleasure to hear speak at the World Innovation Summit for Education in Qatar this week. “We know what’s possible when we

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